War City Power From the bottom of the skyway I looked back, my eyes tracing the vines from the marsh up the smokestacks to the perfect Midwestern sky. Similar Images ...based on the tags: clouds, contrails, doors, grass, lights, overgrown, reflections, rusty, skyways, smokestacks, staircases, trees, vines, water, water-towers, windows... The purpose of the concentrator was to separate the gold and silver-rich ore from the waste rock. You can tell from the design that the process relies heavily on gravity. Looking out at the abandoned neighborhood around the house. From Main Street, looking straight up at the A Mill, only the silence makes one think that nobody’s still inside, grinding grain into Pillsbury’s Best. The headquarters for the plant was in the middle of it. It’s abandoned but well preserved–a strange sight in Gary, Indiana. Latin; to grow. Root of the English word ‘surge’. Old parts catalogs litter the floor. The office overlooks empty shelves. Graffiti glue peeling paint in place. Taken several years before the tornado story when the weather, and the condition of the buildings, were nice. Blue plastic siding filters the summer sun, giving the otherwise reddish-brown interior a splash of color. Heavy industrial looks good in cotton candy pink.