Chutes from a hundred machines interconnect to more machines and chutes on a dozen factory floors.
1950s safety posters about static and proper footware hide in remote offices, where the curious haven’t stolen them… yet.
Iron becoming dirt becoming birches.
Installed in 1904 at the center of the plant, this is one of two batteries of boilers. Being in Oshkosh, heat was very important to keeping labor moving in the cold months.
A dead belt-o-vator.
Old hospital beds.
A handmade sign tracks the progress through the current beet campaign. For this factory, it was about 30 years ago. Perhaps the idea was to pit shifts against each other.
Originally, this part of the dock was reserved for the weather station.
This is one of my favorite images of the year because of the color, light and textures. Someone told me once that the medium of photographers is not film or digital sensors, but rather shadows. This photo is evidence of that.