My favorite shot of the 17-story Art Deco office tower attached to the train station.
After crushing, these machines would float lighter material to the surface of the water, where it would be skimmed and discarded. Gold and silver laden stone would sink to the bottom, where it was collected for the next stage of processing. Leica/Summilux 35/Ektar 100
The bottom area of the smokestacks house storage spaces. The windows of these rooms that were never completed line up perfect.
When a big motor rusted free of its ceiling mount, it smashed onto this workbench.
These dump cars moved copper ore to the top of the furnaces… it’s about two stories above ground level.
On the boarded-up first floor of the house proper near the door to the chapel, the last pew sites next to a wet box of Bibles.
When I looked out of the old mill, I couldn’t help but wonder what the hell was holding it all up.
What you see is not a crack in the floor, but a long vine extending ten feet onto the shop floor, as if reaching in to escape the wind and rain.
In what Studebaker called the ‘Materials Building’ are these giant concrete bins of fine molding sand, there for casting metal parts using the molten metal from the adjoining building. On the far left side there is a train track and once upon a time a gantry crane traced the room under the roof