This elevator was built in 1922 and was used until the passing rails were removed in the mid-1970s.
This higher level floor was cleared out ahead of a failed development plan. The skyscraper office building suddenly became something that looked like a parking ramp.
The crane on Dock 2, as seen from Dock 4 right after sunset. Notice the old light tower is warped.
Mismatched chairs in a patient room.
The sign room with glass letters, words, and numbers.
Vents in the boards over the windows helps prevent mold and animals from getting too crazy inside.
This volume gauge could be read from 30 feet away, which is useful when the control panels and valves are that far away.
One of my favorite signs. I imagine something like this happened when it was put up: “Wow, that’s a big sign.” “Yeah, you’re going to be putting it up in the elevator at the service door.” “Have you thought of may locking the door?” “What?” “You know, lock it so that there’s no risk, sign aside, of us going through and falling to our death.” “Shut up and just install the damn sign.”
The secret sweet-yet-salty center of the nameless factoryscape. Home base, tuned to rule the AC and turn out Product X at record rates, I’m sure.