Exploring Dock 4 was a very different experience, since it was almost all metal.
The copula stacks were fitted with scrubbers. Making metal is a very polluting activity.
A chalkboard halfway to the headhouse is untouched since the mill closed. It still has the cheat sheets!
An emergency slide to help workers evacuate the blending house in an emergency.
A circular common room in one of the original parts of the hospital. When the asylum was especially crowded, this would be filled with patient beds, too. It’s very strange that this floor was not tiled like the other common rooms. It makes me wonder if especially dangerous patients were kept in this ward; those who could not be trusted to not extract and sharpen the ceramic tiles. Portra 160.
Just outside of the blast furnace is a series of platforms and catwalks to bring workers to the stoves.
With an office like this, the ones food begins to taste more and more like nachos.
Chutes from a hundred machines interconnect to more machines and chutes on a dozen factory floors.