The stairs of this elevator had their landings removed long ago to keep vandals grounded.
A quick vertical panorama taken on my back at the sweet spot of a great summer sunset. On the skylight is the torch-cut catwalk that used to link the outside of the smokestacks that vented the cupolas.
The four buildings seen here comprise almost all of the notable remaining structures.
An impressive message for graffiti in a Detroit warehouse, but then again look at these steam pumps. Over-built and under-appreciated.
Fire buckets did not have flat bottoms so they could never be used for other buckety tasks, and were thus always handy in an actual fire.
This little curled yellow thing is one of the last hints that this adobe building was lived in.
Made by the Mergenthalen Linotype Company of New York, this model series (300) was introduced in 1960 and boasted a 12-line-per-minute reproduction rate.
At night the city lights blast through the broken windows, casting crazy colors through the off-white interior of the mill.