Either the company was pulling parts from this evaporator to use as parts for other plants, or the last thing the workers did was to get this machine ready for the next campaign. Either way, plans changed.
A side view of the floatation level. I found it interesting that there were little ladders and staircases in the mill to help workers get around–this place was not as shoddy as other mills I’ve seen.
Police tape marks were kids got hurt in the past… probably from falling from the unstable catwalk above.
A mid-line polishing booth. It was fun to see the thousands of lasers and other sensors that guided the robotic arms and tools around the bodies as they passed. Note the red/green stop/go lights in the distance.
Behind the main shaft is this familiar industrial sight… a running count of days since the last injury.
And I forget just why I taste / Oh yeah, I guess it makes me smile / I found it hard, it’s hard to find / Oh well, whatever, never mind (Nirvana, “Smells Like Teen Spirit”)
The walls are separating on the adobe house…
A splash of pink across an otherwise boring sign caught my eye in the old elevator.
Many outdoor areas of the plant have become unofficial city dumps. The skeleton doesn’t care.