Shag carpet is fabulous, and I hope it makes a comeback.
The individual ovens are skinny to allow even and fast heating of the whole interior. Numbers are cut into signs because no paint could withstand the heat or corrosive emissions from the coking process.
The roof could be vented when locomotives were running inside.
The office stairs. Part of Herb’s morning walk.
I love these heavy rolling doors in the old tobacco processing building.
A reminder on the Gilman union board not to buy Coors beer. Read more here: http://www.cpr.org/news/story/coors-boycott-when-beer-can-signaled-your-politics
A staircase threads between the top floor and the sluices, which are in the middle of the dredge-mill.
The corner of Clyde on Michigan Street looked like it had been sealed a long time.
Shuttered windows on the side of one of the collapsing bonded warehouses.