Worm in the path of raw ore where it would be dumped from rock cars into the silo below.
This was taken before the top of the docks really started to rot-out; now this stretch past the crane is distinctly unsafe to cross. Still, you can’t beat the view of Dock #2 winding into the distance, where the approach is chopped-off before the yard used to extend.
The skyway’s steel substructure collapsed slightly, crushing part of the dust collectors.
The sun was setting outside, highlighting the textures and lines that made the form of the power plant take a fourth dimension–time.
This is a great example of a combination rock house; the silos below used to fill trains with ore dropped from mine cars pulled to the top of the structure.
No wonder the factory shut down; everyone was scheduled to work 9 to 5 and the clock’s broken! (In all seriousness, this is/used to be a beautiful timepiece, especially for a utilitarian factory like this.
2010. A skyway connecting two Which tube carried the beer? I hope it’s the big one!
Between two brick buildings is a metal one with many windows set into it. Having been in many mills of similar design, I conjecture that this was the milling building, where machines ground the corn before it was boiled.