You can almost make out the concrete chute through the open window. Kodak Portra 160/Mamiya 6.
The hoist room, before it was used for storage.
A super-shallow depth of field shot on the Leica Summilux.
The pitch of the roof is more typical for areas with lots of snow—not the border of Ohio and Kentucky. So, I assume this roofline accommodated some equipment inside for trains—note the tracks.
On the middle level of the Poacher House. For a detailed view of the chart see ‘See Reverse’.
I revisited the mill years after my documentary. Now it is even more destroyed and surrounded by new fences.
The moon highlights the contrails over the engine house in the middle of the night. Foreground light painted.
Chains connected hooked baskets and lockers to hoist up clothes and helmets when they were above ground. Whether wet with sweat or dry street clothes, the system worked to unclutter lockers and maintain air circulation around subterranean uniforms.
The top floor of the condemned Russell Miller mill “B”, which would have housed sets of powerful electric motors to power the plant’s dust collectors and grain purifiers.