Looking at the concrete headframe from street level. Acros 100 in Pentax 67
The vines are thick across the asylum.
I’ve written it before, but I like observing the way buildings change in terms of new windows, bricked up doors, and so on, and thinking of how their forms change to reflect the work inside of them.
The bits with handles are the filters with screens of different sizes. Larger grain particles would be stopped at the top for further reduction via the mills, while the powder at the bottom would be run through another bolter–one of the refinement stages in flour production.
The coke plant looked more natural through a grimy window.
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.
The back of the neon sign before it was converted to LED lighting. The image is mirrored so it can be read.
A jankey ladder leads to a platform over a wooden tank. Here’s hoping my usage contributes to jankey being accepted into the dictionary! Thanks, lexicographers.
This was a living space for the keepers during storms, when it was too dangerous to return to the houses on the point.