The ‘working’ part of the furnaces are about a story above ground level, so the catwalks snake above the tree line.
A furnace control panel, cut off its subordinate before the plant closed, no doubt to be replaced. I like this shot because it shows that many of the smaller machines were engineered by the plant itself.
A steel powder keg serves as a door prop on the static-proof wood core floor. Note the ‘XXX’ marking to the left of the double door.
The north side of the plant is modern 60s industrial architecture, meaning massive open spaces with no personality. This mirror is the most interesting thing I could find.
A view of the hallway outside of the auditorium.
This part of the roundhouse was being brought down by rain and gravity.
Spare parts ready for this building’s reactivation.
Office manners dictate that one must tip their file drawer back upright once it is knocked through the wall.
I’ve been in a lot of different mines. Some on tours, some not. If you pass through Howardsville, Colorado without going on the Old Hundred Mine Tour, you’re missing out. This is what Santiago Tunnel looked like in the 1940s when it was near the end of its life.