A floating spiral staircase, one of two, that link the foyer with the lounge and balcony level. Now the balcony level is a small second stage. A panoramic view of Split Rock LIghthouse wraps around the bannisters.
The Arcade itself, a predecessor of the indoor mall. Don’t you love those arches?
There were a few traces of the building’s past, mostly in the doors and floors, some of which still had rails embedded in the concrete. The building could store 174 streetcars inside of its walls.
Since the foundry went cold, I decided to turn down my color temperature… In the background, a chart showing graphite dispersion is one of the few artifacts left on the foundry floor.
The office was redder than the rest of the building.
A furnace control panel, cut off its subordinate before the plant closed, no doubt to be replaced. I like this shot because it shows that many of the smaller machines were engineered by the plant itself.
This strip of lights over where the closed body assembly line would curve around indicated the status of the line in terms of yellow, white, and red lights.
Stained windows and sheet metal catch the sunset from across the Ohio River.
Looking at the concrete headframe from street level. Acros 100 in Pentax 67
Sonnenstrahlen, “sunbeams”, come through the kicked-up coke dust covering everything below the sintering floor.