“GREETING FROM BEAUTIFUL GARY–WISH YOU WERE HERE!” My postcard shot.
Inside the west portal is a big liquid propane hand warmer, for workers to take the cold off their gloves as they handled the switches and doors of Cramer Tunnel. Mamiya GA645 / Kodak Pro 400
The underside of the ore dock in winter. Snow drifts across the dock from the frozen lake.
On the middle level of the Poacher House. For a detailed view of the chart see ‘See Reverse’.
On the top floor of one of the old wards, the slanted roofline makes the this group room more claustrophobic. Portra 160.
Some warnings on the older battery which was visibly older than its eastern counterpart. This set of batteries had no railing between the side of the ovens and a long drop onto railroad tracks… I like this picture because it shows the effects of the heat and corrosive gasses on the area around the ovens.
The only way to get to the second floor–since demolition crews punched-out the staircases and ladders leading upwards–was to climb this elevator shaft. In the lower-left corner is a blower for the foundry furnaces.
The crumbling building barely contained the colors inside of it.