I like to think of this as a giant straw, through which the factory is slowly draining the earth, leaving nothing but reinforced concrete below…
This building was 99 years old when it was demolished for the coal mine.
The coke plant looked more natural through a grimy window.
Near the base of the mesa is a modern house, which seems to be a ranch of some sort. What a fantastic spot to live, but for the fact every rainstorm floods the arryos, muddy ditches at the bottom of gullies, making it impossible to travel.
A self portrait from more than a decade ago.
Brick crowns of the twin stacks are not aging well.
The steam plant at Nopeming is an iconic (and crooked) smokestack. Kodak Pro 400 on a Fuji GX680.
The generator room was state of the art when it was installed, allowing the complex to use motors and electric lighting ahead of its competitors.