I wonder if these handcarts will become decoration for the hotel being building next to the silos.
This bridge over Eagle River is beautiful.
The middle section of the smokestacks were coal hoppers, and this device would load the coal into the hoppers from the conveyor belt it rode across. The bottom section of the stacks were storage rooms while the very top were, surprise, chimneys for the power plant.
Fall in line, act skinny, watch out for low hanging pipes. Don’t ask me where in the maze this was… 90% of the plant looked like this; vast rooms and catwalks with crisscrossing pipes and valves.
Shadows of the skylights form a backdrop for rust-welded machines.
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.
Looking toward a void–formerly a hallway to the mineshaft–now a hole in the ground.
Looking through skylights of the payroll office toward the Cheratte No.1’s tower. This is where workers would wait in line to receive pay, surrounded by the mine workings.
Looking at the top of the Washburn Crosby elevator from a mirrored window in the Guthrie Theater.