Behind the main shaft is this familiar industrial sight… a running count of days since the last injury.
If it wasn’t for the humming and crackling of the wires, I could believe I had arrived to a post apocalyptic landscape.
The powerplant was roughly in the middle of the rail works.
Thick glass windows allow workers to check the beet juice levels in this steel tank. You can tell by the reinforcement that it had a lot of liquid and had to hold against immense pressure. Kodak Tri-X 400/Leica M7.
Rust undermines the decade old graffiti on the steel bin.
On the outside of the steel silos and headhouse is a riveted bulge that does not look like the silos. Inside is this elevator, a rudimentary (read: dangerous) and old (read: dangerous) freight elevator.
Dominion was acquired by UGG, which designated the elevator ‘M’. Their offices still have safety signage.
The rails that used to go to the back of the complex are long gone, but the ties are still in the back of the parking lot.