The sun was setting outside, highlighting the textures and lines that made the form of the power plant take a fourth dimension–time.
A pipe bracket seems to have rusted off of the ceiling.
“The fresh snow mixed indistinguishably from the ashes of the half-demolished power plant.”
Water vapor was collected and condensed to be reused in other processes. Kodak Tri-X 400/Leica M7
The steam-powered hoist that pulled ore and dropped men from the mine. Note the hydraulic-operated brake on top with its massive brake pad. Now scrapped.
A board to track which miners are underground. Low tech, but very effective.
On the outside of the steel silos and headhouse is a riveted bulge that does not look like the silos. Inside is this elevator, a rudimentary (read: dangerous) and old (read: dangerous) freight elevator.
Open wide! Here comes the sugar beets!
When the Mitchell project is complete, I’ll miss the textures on the face of the boiler.