A board to track which miners are underground. Low tech, but very effective.
The giant radiators in this casting shop look like a flag to me.
On the second floor of the kettle building where corn mash was boiled, holes where tanks once sat were everywhere.
Part of the 1917 mill that had a little bit of roof left over it–most of this building was open to the sky. The birds loved it, but everything metal was quickly becoming too unstable to walk on.
The water tower no doubt made good scrap after it hit the ground.
Made by the Mergenthalen Linotype Company of New York, this model series (300) was introduced in 1960 and boasted a 12-line-per-minute reproduction rate.
These stairs connected some small main-level offices with one of the main sewing rooms above. Because the roof on this building was strong, it was pretty well preserved–look at those colors. Through the open fire door on the left, though, you can see that the roof has given out.
One of my favorite visual feature of grain elevators, especially big ones, is how they repeat.
Empty spools, thousands of them, were around the mill.