Heavy steel doors to isolate the underground magnetic separation mill from Eagle Mine’s main tunnel.
Island Station, in the middle of the power house, in the middle of a thunder storm. Flapping pipe covers and sheets of ran penetrating one massive arched window and blasting through the other, as winds power through the building from the Mississippi. The sound of the thunder made every length of steel squeak under the pressure.
The barracks are being reclaimed by nature.
One of the generators, weeks before it was taken apart to be shipped to another power plant somewhere else.
A train idles beside the Calumet offices. Pentax 67 Medium Format
Police tape marks were kids got hurt in the past… probably from falling from the unstable catwalk above.
This is a typical view of the factory; most of it was long hallways flanked by piles of equipment and access points to maintain them.
Sunrise in SEMI. The shadow of Kurth Malt is cast across ADM-Delmar #1. Clouds behind ADM-Delmar #4 light up. It’s cold and the air smells like train grease.
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.