Unintended Footprint When I wasn’t paying enough attention on the rotten balcony, I accidentally put my foot through a rotten floorboard. I snapped a picture to remember the moment. Related Similar Images ...based on the tags: catwalks, collapsing, holes-of-death, mossy, rotten, wooden... The building collapsed except for the back room. The slats of the roof cast lines of light across the floor. The mill itself is one giant room sectioned into levels–more catwalks than concrete. Here you can see the evaporators and have a sense for the miles and miles of pipes that zigzag through the plant. A washout two thirds of the way down the tram gave me a place to relax in the thin air. The factory was utterly vertical. Scrappers infamously gutted the factory, but this one green conduit going from the sintering floor all the way to ground level seems to have been spared. The wood block floor is beginning to sprout, but not much can live here. The elevator works on gravity… this is where a conveyor belt was to move the grain toward the main elevator to be loaded into ships. It seemed the only way to get a view of the room was to climb above the mounds of rotting donations, now not even fit to burn. Snow weight collapsed this section of McKee… the newest section. The brick buildings always outlive cheap metal ones.