A defunct UGG elevator in Killarney, not far from where the Harrisons (of Holmfield, MB and Harrison Milling) once operated a small elevator. Medium Format.
These aluminum powder kegs were forgotten in storage.
A set of air intakes and exhaust pipes over the buried communications and control equipment rooms.
A high-ceilinged room where kegs would be delivered for cleaning, before they were refilled with fresh booze.
Ektar 100/Mamiya 6. Looking out the window a the foundations of the demolished company homes.
A chalkboard that hasn’t been changed in my lifetime. Not something I expected to find in this engine room closet.
The grand staircase with little balconies leaning over it. All the stone stairs are broken and graffiti marks every wall.
The UP gets a lot of snow, making exploring its old mines a special challenge in the winter. The snow is more than 6 feet deep in this picture, and firm enough to walk on.
Windows provided the 250-some workers with fresh air and light, and helped to keep flour dust from building up in the air, helping to prevent explosions. Today, machines control air flow better without windows, so they were bricked.