The four buildings seen here comprise almost all of the notable remaining structures.
The first floor hallway between conference rooms and the diesel lab at the center of the facility
Ryan, as seen from the crane ladder.
These steam powered pumps were integral to the cooling of the meat packing plant next door.
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.
Boards on the window are like rings on a tree, if you know how to read abandonments.
When boiling beet juice accidentally spills from the gas-fired tanks two feet away, you better be wearing some of these, or bye-bye legs.
Fermenters and mixing tanks fill this brewing room. The lighting is all natural, and is partially owed to a crumbling wall letting the sunset blast the interior in almost perfect profile.
No wonder the factory shut down; everyone was scheduled to work 9 to 5 and the clock’s broken! (In all seriousness, this is/used to be a beautiful timepiece, especially for a utilitarian factory like this.