One night, I camped behind the sugar mill. You can tell be the clouds that a cold front was moving out—it was a hot day.
Now, to add a human scale.
Peering at Stelco’s abandoned steel rod rolling mill, not demolished. The rectangular on the right in between is the boiler house that heated Stelco.
Quincy Smelter, 2014.
Looking toward the power station at the edge of the explosives plant.
A sizable crane on the corner of the engine house still swings out.
Between blizzards on the hill, I look out over the Chateau. Kodak Portra 400 on Voightlander Bessa.
The middle section of the smokestacks were coal hoppers, and this device would load the coal into the hoppers from the conveyor belt it rode across. The bottom section of the stacks were storage rooms while the very top were, surprise, chimneys for the power plant.
Zug Island is a US Steel plant just south of Detroit, and it really lights up the skyline.