This picture is lit by a direct lightning strike of the building. It’s impossible to describe the feeling of being in this giant open building the moment it channeled an electric explosion into the earth.
The interior of one of the curved corridors that connect two wards. Note the original floor’s hand-laid tile pattern. Portra 160.
A long tunnel stretches toward the Mississippi. Was this the route Model Ts took on their way to waiting barges?
Because painted signs would not hold up in this spot–in between four ovens that were literally hot enough to melt steel inside. Solution: Cut the pipe labels into the sheet metal. Seems to have worked.
We know what the ladies’ favorite treats were! Found holding parts on a repair cart.
In a now-demolished building, a skylight begins to separate.
An antique clothes dryer and sample inline 4 engine, the latter used as a training piece after WWII to retrain veterans.
The Osborn Block (front) and the Twohy (rear) at sunset. In the distance, you can almost make out Globe Elevators. One of my favorite photos of 2013.
The fiery side of a launch building, just is it began to rain.
The coal extractor swings back and forth, ripping coal from the ground and throwing it on a conveyor belt to be burned a few miles away.