Spools This picture typifies the industrial ideal of the early 20th century. More metal than air. More efficiency than beauty. More profits than people. Similar Images ...based on the tags: dirty, left-behind, machinery, rusty, spools... I love when moss grows indoors… one of the little pleasures of exploring abandonments. Candy jar molds, in the far corner of the paint shop. This picture shows the challenges of moving around underground in the base. Perhaps this office was for a film studio or music producer. The backdrop has become the pallet for water damage and graffiti. The left wall is stacked high with wooden crates holding spools. Tags hang on machines describing the last batch of silk the mill ever produced. 1950s safety posters about static and proper footware hide in remote offices, where the curious haven’t stolen them… yet. At noon, the lower skylights around the shops glow yellow-green, thanks to the flora blooming on the roof above. A closeup of the now-scrapped steel chute.