“Against the blue sky, its rusting central silos look like rising smoke meeting the last minutes of a sunset. These give way to a corrugated night sky of blue gray, punched-through with staggered four-pane windows, all glassless.”
One of the old cooperage buildings is largely unchanged from when it was built. The raised section of the building houses a crane.
A back-lit tree with the silhouette of a roof spire in the background.
This is how the warehouse looks today.
I wish I knew what has become of this great one-of-a-kind sign that used to brag how many days the Clyde Iron factory has gone without a serious accident. Update: It’s hanging in one of the smaller venue spaces behind the bar.
On the left you can see one of the later air shafts for the mine below, which allowed for natural air exchange with the main production areas of the coal mine. That is to say, there were no fans blowing fresh air down below.
Looking through perfectly clear water into an abandoned mine room. My guess is that it contained some pumps to keep the mine dry and equipment related to the elevators.
A wide view of the poor house. Look at the smokestack and elevator shaft, which show the former roofline.
The old gate sign, leaned against one of the terminal elevators.
Go on and jump in, if you want, there’s even a ladder to climb out.