The stonework was done by a local handyman of sorts, who was also a guard at a nearby insane asylum. He did a great job, it seems to me.
A rusting disconnect gangway. The smokestack is for a boiler, if I recall.
Trees like masks.
The walls are separating on the adobe house…
Outbuildings for Tilston’s Five Roses elevator.
I had to search the shelves a while to find this old logbook. The open page lists changes in stock numbers for Cutler Hammer Coils, and one row says that a new coil was installed on the black larry. The larry is the machine that loads coke ovens.
Much of the circa-1950s buildings remain with few alterations, such as these long boring sheet metal ruststicks.
The office building was fancy compared to the utilitarian factory behind it. My favorite part was the logo crown.
This building seemed like a pump house or compressor house. It was full of empty concrete mounts.