The the left, the nitrating line in War City. To the right, War City’s sole suburb, Charlestown, IN.
Stained windows and sheet metal catch the sunset from across the Ohio River.
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 switch for the yard engines, now on the edge of the property where nobody will find it.
A sheik mustard-yellow paint scheme across the roofless engine house goes great with the industrial moss and rust.
Jet Lowe is my inspiration.
Between the Old Crow and Old Taylor bonded warehouses are some of the fouled barrels, now the only ones left, which were left to rot in the elements. Nearby in a loading bay that has obviously been disused longer than the rest of the property, terra cotta roofing waits in crates.
Without a roof, the bricks were being washed away in the later years of the roundhouse.
One thing that made the Eagle Mine unique is the underground mill, left of this picture. As the rocks moved down the mill, they would be turned into finer and finer powder.