A handmade sign tracks the progress through the current beet campaign. For this factory, it was about 30 years ago. Perhaps the idea was to pit shifts against each other.
The control room was used through the mid-1990s as the plant was used to stabilize the power grid.
From factory to skate park to restaurant. This is in the skate park stage. The buildings to the right are demolished now, and in their place are hockey rinks.
From inside a painting shed, where heatlamps and a vented roof made sure that the Caddy looked like it was worth the price tag.
A little sun and a little moisture sprouted this grass in the middle of the steel silos, in the midst of Minneapolis’ “graffiti graveyard”. Two images of time: nature growing through industry and rust dissolving old art in the elements.
My favorite time to be in the brewery was sunrise. That’s the kind of light that made the brewhouse glow.
There is a cool old air compressor in the corner of the powerhouse.
This battlement-like tower is the first thing one sees coming to Old Taylor from Frankfort.
These stairs were probably removed to discourage scrapping and graffiti. Ask me if it worked.