2010. A skyway connecting two Which tube carried the beer? I hope it’s the big one!
The wings of the church had a lot more water damage than the rest. The organ on the balcony was in decent condition when I arrived.
The Comm Room’s portals once supported many more conduits.
Shadows of the skylights form a backdrop for rust-welded machines.
Ready for some science? Strap-in and get your goggles.
Bits and things in a pile in the corner of the smelter, the unsold chunks of industrial history that didn’t sell at an on-site auction before my visit.
A side view of the oven pusher from the ground. The tallest coal bunker looks tiny in the distance, though on the scale of the factory it’s practically on top of me as I’m taking the picture.
The orange bars were secured to the tunnel walls to support electric lines for the mine carts. Lower parts of the sand mines were allowed to flood. The water was perfectly still, and made for a mud so thick it could suck off your boots.
Looking from one workhouse at another, with the other residents of Mill Hell falling into place as the distance grows. Across the rail yard you can see Froedert Malt elevator and Calumet.