The former BESCO building in the last light of day.
After crushing, these machines would float lighter material to the surface of the water, where it would be skimmed and discarded. Gold and silver laden stone would sink to the bottom, where it was collected for the next stage of processing. Leica/Summilux 35/Ektar 100
The entrance to the cafeteria when I first saw it (around 2004) still had coats on the hanger. Now the walls aren’t even white anymore because water has removed all the latex paint.
The stairs that connect the breakwater and light station (Leica M6/Kodak Ektar).
This is one of my favorite images of the year because of the color, light and textures. Someone told me once that the medium of photographers is not film or digital sensors, but rather shadows. This photo is evidence of that.
A comrade lights-up where so many workers apparently congregated to do the same.
The main floor of the hospital was crammed with furniture.
You can see almost ever level of the factory from this spot.