One of Martinsdale’s defunct businesses perpendicular to the depot. Recall that Martinsdale is a T-town.
Trees by the beautiful Nurse’s Cottage above and behind the Kirkbride. One side looks out over farmland while the other faces the back of the hospital grounds. As of 2014, the city is allowing artists to rent spaces inside.
The old way to get to the elevator from the mill.
Dominion was acquired by UGG, which designated the elevator ‘M’. Their offices still have safety signage.
The shed in the front was full of worker supplies–namely goggles and heavy leather gloves. Molten copper isn’t a friendly thing to handle.
The individual ovens are skinny to allow even and fast heating of the whole interior. Numbers are cut into signs because no paint could withstand the heat or corrosive emissions from the coking process.
Don’t know what’s heavier… the bricks or shadows.
A truck loading dock for raw materials. Looking at the concrete, you can sort of tell where the rails used to run.