The buildings were level with one another, so one could look through as many as a dozen factory floors from one window.
The first 800 or so feet of the tunnel is finished with reinforced concrete. The test is raw stone. This is the spot where it switches. Side note: nailing this shot on film is one of my proudest light-painted moments.
It seems like this pipe was made to return dust to the collector in the main workhouse from the annex.
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
A me-sized hole in the half-demolished skyway looks about a story down to the ground. Step lightly. Arista 100.
Peering through the glass in the Hoist Operator’s cab, stained with graffiti. The cable and reels can be seen through the glass… these are now gone.
Two charmers, I’m sure. This area was a coal pit for the nearby power plant.
The Arcade itself, a predecessor of the indoor mall. Don’t you love those arches?
The now-demolished Sanatorium, for patients of the asylum that contracted the disease.