This seems to be the space where upholstery patterns would be drafted. On the table were half-finished notes on a new design.
In the middle of the foundry, an office is untouched by scrappers, legal and not. Inside, warnings and catalogs for machines that are gone, obsolete, and melted down.
Heavy industrial looks good in cotton candy pink.
The buildings were level with one another, so one could look through as many as a dozen factory floors from one window.
Asbestos rope isn’t something you can buy at Home Depot anymore, but it’s fire and heat resistant stuff; great for industrial work, like in a sugar mill.
From the roof of the Clemens House, looking toward downtown St. Louis.
As if they were planning to move the furniture out of the hospital, it all sits in the main hallway in the ground floor.
This is a room where the actual explosive elements were mixed. In the event of an accident, this glass wall would give way before the concrete and thus direct the flames and shockwave away from the rest of the building. In other words, the glass is not just to get a lot of wonderful natural light into the building.
Another perfect Indianan sunset alights like a bird on the tops of the vent houses and tree-packed smokestacks.