You can see why so few products had bright packaging. If the can here was brown, you’d never see it in a dark wood cabinet.
2005. This is very likely the oldest image I have on the website; I took this in the early 2000s with my first camera when I was new to the hobby. I still like it quite a lot.
The ice reflects the blue sky on the rust. The sunset blasts through the concrete pillars holding it all up.
Wood brick floors reduced noise and vibration, making the work environment safer and keeping the superstructure intact. Too bad people like to pile these up and set them on fire on the weekends. With 3.5 million sqft, though, it’s not exactly running out…
Pillars painted red indicated firefighting supplies. Fire was a very common enemy of early rail facilities, and many roundhouses burned down because of a combination of dry wood, hot, fire-breathing machinery and countless oil-saturated surfaces.
A cottage for masons infected with TB to live together.
An experimental shaft dug in the 1950s and its Hoist House.
Street lights and pavement are some of the obvious signs a town used to be here.
The fresh snow makes the whole complex look a lot cleaner than it actually is.