Tree on the Grounds A back-lit tree with the silhouette of a roof spire in the background. Related Similar Images ...based on the tags: black&white, light-painted, long-exposures, trees, windows... Looking toward the Quenching Tower from the coal tower platform. The whole smelter ran on gravity… elevating the various raw materials and working with them until at the bottom of the furnace, copper poured out. The metallic arms of the missile erector, which would stand rockets over the blast pit in the launch position. Medium Format film–cheap but excellent Fomapan 100 in a Pentax 67. Different colors stained the small panes on the top floor. For once, it seemed more ridiculous to not be inside an abandoned factory. The powerhouse had two elevated tracks behind it, one for coal and one for deliveries. All of the bucket conveyors crashed on this work floor when their casings were scrapped. Note all of the valves to open the grain flow. The Osborn Block (front) and the Twohy (rear) at sunset. In the distance, you can almost make out Globe Elevators. One of my favorite photos of 2013. The tunnels were full of bricked-up doorways. I wonder how many rooms under there are totally sealed from the outside world… The office building was fancy compared to the utilitarian factory behind it. My favorite part was the logo crown.