This is one of my favorite images of the year because of the color, light and textures. Someone told me once that the medium of photographers is not film or digital sensors, but rather shadows. This photo is evidence of that.
The factory’s first aid room and laboratory. Sure makes me wonder how safe the lab was!
A closeup of a flour chute.
From the bottom of the skyway I looked back, my eyes tracing the vines from the marsh up the smokestacks to the perfect Midwestern sky.
Sawdust is the most classic of insulation materials.
The top floor of the apartment seemed so empty without the furniture that once adorned it. Instead, my eyes were drawn to the worn paths in the floor between the rooms.
Standing where the Standard Oil’s boiler used to sit; the coal room is on the right, and would have been filled from trackside.
I can confirm the existence of the long-rumored Federal Rectangle Research Institute labs.
This used to be one of the office doors, but it’s been removed (apparently without malcontent) and placed in the shop area.