The side of the administration building. Around the side was a sign instructing potential employees to return on set days and times.
Looking at the boarded exterior of the newer area of the orphanage from its 1914 section.
John’s wife’s face.
The now-demolished Industrial Building.
Zachary Taylor’s very own Scottish castle, spring-side in the Kentucky backcountry. Boarded and waiting, but in surprisingly good condition, considering the decades. I especially love the tower on the right side of the frame.
Inside the office was a small furnace and a collection of mechanical belts. You can see “SERVICE AT COST” and “POOL 168” in the background.
Looking through the boards of the boarded windows.
This is the crane that would be used to lower extra-heavy bits of copper ore into the fire of the furnace.
Wood brick floors reduced noise and vibration, making the work environment safer and keeping the superstructure intact. Too bad people like to pile these up and set them on fire on the weekends. With 3.5 million sqft, though, it’s not exactly running out…