Wintertime is quiet, except for the planes overhead.
The Harrison flour mill, completed in 1897 and expanded in 1901 and 1902. The tunnel that I am standing on probably transported grain from the elevator to the mill. Medium Format.
The original metal sign over the porticos.
When it became “Hyde Park Hospital”, this portico was added onto the front.
The power plant of the Old Crow distillery was mostly original. I didn’t have a tripod, so I had to balance my camera on the equipment there.
Watching the comings and goings of doctors, nurses and new patients was a mainstay of asylum routine; one can find it easy to imagine pale faces pressed against the block glass windows, staring out at the world moving past them.
One of the early automated painting booths in the paint plant line.
The top floor of the nitrating house was full of switches and breakers for the operation below, each bearing a label and number. Nowadays everything is printed, but when INAAP was built, all these signs were painted by hand.
From a distance (here, Union Yards), you can still see ARMOUR spelled out on the smokestack in white brick.