A back-lit tree with the silhouette of a roof spire in the background.
A side view of the oven pusher from the ground. The tallest coal bunker looks tiny in the distance, though on the scale of the factory it’s practically on top of me as I’m taking the picture.
Looking out of the boarded windows in the Great Western Sugar office.
An arrangement of brick graffiti on the old boiler house building near the railroad tracks.
The long control room overlooks giant caps where equipment was removed long ago.
One thing that struck me as a midwesterner in the South was the vines. They seem to be able to completely cover a building when left alone for a few decades.
A windmill marks one corner of GOW.
Either the company was pulling parts from this evaporator to use as parts for other plants, or the last thing the workers did was to get this machine ready for the next campaign. Either way, plans changed.
Rogers Mine is one of the most structurally sound mines in the Iron River area that isn’t part of a museum.