One of the many fireproof bridges connecting the factory sections, one way to prevent fires from spreading throughout the plant.
A wimpy crane by most standards, only suitable for moving around parts of steam turbines.
While the stokers are gone, the pipes bringing pulverized coal down were left.
Blending the explosive ingredients was dangerous. It is no wonder that the blending house had so many emergency slides.
A dead belt-o-vator.
This is part of the oldest section of factory, one that hasn’t had a roof in a long time and all usable equipment has been extracted. The machines pictured would spin sliced beets in boiling water… it was a sealed system before someone cut holes on sides of each unit.
One thing I like to do at Gopher is imagine the shape of the planned buildings based on the partial structures.
Looking at the tallest part of the plant from a skeletal loading dock. Kodak Portra 160/Mamiya 6.