Thick glass windows allow workers to check the beet juice levels in this steel tank. You can tell by the reinforcement that it had a lot of liquid and had to hold against immense pressure. Kodak Tri-X 400/Leica M7.
Train-mounted snowplows pushed the snow through the fence and against the old offices.
Imagine the voice of an entitled White suburban mother. She’s now talking about oral hygiene in the “urban” (Black) schools.
My first picture at Nopeming, sometime around 2004. The same year that the county stopped mowing the lawn.
The snowflake (?) patterns were hand-laid throughout the hospital. It is possible some or all of these tiles were laid by patients, as it is on record that they were used for simple tasks in the name of occupational therapy.
The tower of Dominion certainly dominates the elevator row.
Looking down range. You can tell where most of the rounds hit by the dark marks in the wall.
A stencil instructs the first and third shifts to ask security for access. Security was out during all my visits, except one mishap where a strung-out local chased me with a truck. Having spent a decade exploring the U.P., I was not caught off guard.
The turbine hall sported a beautiful Whiting gantry crane.
The sign that greets visitors to the ghost town of Colmor. Nothing says ‘welcome’ like birdshot.