Thunder Bay Elevator, now stands without a headhouse. Around the silos, a few shacks still stand.
Gulls check in on me while I climb around the roof of one of the train shds of SWP #4. FP-100C.
You can almost make out the concrete chute through the open window. Kodak Portra 160/Mamiya 6.
The power lines follow the street, down to the mineshaft. Everything revolved around the mine, it seemed.
The rust garden’s brick centerpiece contrasts the muted winter Kentucky palette.
Between two brick buildings is a metal one with many windows set into it. Having been in many mills of similar design, I conjecture that this was the milling building, where machines ground the corn before it was boiled.
I like to think of this as the hardware abstraction layer. It’s one of many subassembly monorail conveyors that dipped onto the factory floor to deliver assembled subsections where they needed to be on the main assembly floor below.
Zug Island is a US Steel plant just south of Detroit, and it really lights up the skyline.