Looking toward the Female Infirmary Ward from the long, glass, Conservatory hallway.
Standing where the Standard Oil’s boiler used to sit; the coal room is on the right, and would have been filled from trackside.
These racks lined many of the floors, although I couldn’t decipher their purpose. Tastes like duotone…
A long exposure panorama of Electric Steel and Kurth from the roof of Russell Miller B, days before it was demolished.
This is one of my favorite images of the year because of the color, light and textures. Someone told me once that the medium of photographers is not film or digital sensors, but rather shadows. This photo is evidence of that.
The north side of the plant is modern 60s industrial architecture, meaning massive open spaces with no personality. This mirror is the most interesting thing I could find.
One thing I like about the oppressive globalist-wrought future is the idea of numerically subdividing spaces; my geek side sort of wants to live in a flat that can be sorted by as Dewey Decimal-like code.
The flour mill (rear) and its elevators. The taller elevator was moved here in 1955, when the Harrisons bought it from Federal, who declared it surplus. The smaller elevator replaced an earlier smaller warehouse in 1926. Taken shortly after dawn. This one picture made the drive worth it, for me. Medium Format.
The Calumet Elevator offices used to be flanked on both sides by rails. Now, only one side has engines running on it.