The flour mill’s interior is really just a system of steel and rubber tubes that crush flour over and over in the gap. This mill was never run off of water power directly, but it used to generate power using the river.
The well-worn chair in one larry’s operator cab, next to an overgrown coke battery.
…a better view of the huge tailings boom stretching outside of the tailings pond.
The pockmarked concrete sign of Substation #2 over the control room that faces the highway.
Two small generators connected to a Frick steam engine.
A train idles beside the Calumet offices. Pentax 67 Medium Format
One of the cupola air intakes, rattled loose by the demolition downstairs, hangs stranded on the second floor. You can see that the floor I’m standing on in this picture used to extend all the way to the right wall. The blue paint on the wall made the climb absolutely worth it.
The engine room.
Gulls check in on me while I climb around the roof of one of the train shds of SWP #4. FP-100C.