The cupola–the space above the silos–is surprisingly original. The building was too unstable for anyone to scrap it out. Seriously, the floor is a deathtrap.
A wide view of the poor house. Look at the smokestack and elevator shaft, which show the former roofline.
The coke plant looked more natural through a grimy window.
Looking up to the second floor of the Nitrating House, where cotton would be soaked in nitric acid. These brought cotton into the building.
Energy conserving window plastic does no good when the doors are all open and the heat’s off.
Local kids probably call this the ‘Shootin’ Shack’, judging by its war wounds.
After crushing, these machines would float lighter material to the surface of the water, where it would be skimmed and discarded. Gold and silver laden stone would sink to the bottom, where it was collected for the next stage of processing. Leica/Summilux 35/Ektar 100