Power-up to cool down… would have been nice on the hot day I climbed on top of this machine.
At sunrise the fog rose near the solvent recovery line. You can barely read the “XXX” warning.
The parking lot is in better condition than most of the complex. The left building is the lab.
At first glance, I thought the center building was a hoist house because of the shape of the window. Now I think this was built as a warehouse and later used as a laboratory.
An old stoker in a power plant that was abandoned long before the mill next to it, by all indications. Sugar mills burned dry beet pulp pellets for fuel.
A bumper sticker with the usual tagline. Note the detail on the radiator!
The coal crusher (above) and the conveyor (left) to bring the powdered coal to furnace hoppers (right).
Looking toward Sleeping Giant from the workhouse.
Because painted signs would not hold up in this spot–in between four ovens that were literally hot enough to melt steel inside. Solution: Cut the pipe labels into the sheet metal. Seems to have worked.