The well-worn chair in one larry’s operator cab, next to an overgrown coke battery.
Goals for 1980, still tacked onto the wall.
One of many photos pasted to the walls of the ADM-4 workhouse. This shows a minor derailment near Spencer Kellogg & Sons’ linseed oil factory.
Old parts catalogs litter the floor. The office overlooks empty shelves. Graffiti glue peeling paint in place.
An open porthole to let the history dry out a bit… note the giant anchor chains disappearing through the hole in the floor, where the rest of the length is stored. The line on the right side is stretched tight because it’s one of the cables securing the boat to shore. All this equipment is steam-powered.
The secret sweet-yet-salty center of the nameless factoryscape. Home base, tuned to rule the AC and turn out Product X at record rates, I’m sure.
Punchcards near the plant clinic.
Records of dead machines rot on the accounting office floor.