Thick glass windows allow workers to check the beet juice levels in this steel tank. You can tell by the reinforcement that it had a lot of liquid and had to hold against immense pressure. Kodak Tri-X 400/Leica M7.
Will coming down “Darwin’s Ladder”.
The headquarters for the plant was in the middle of it. It’s abandoned but well preserved–a strange sight in Gary, Indiana.
How many buildings are in this pile of blocks? Not as many as there are piles, I can bet you.
Catwalk crating, welded over the yard crane operator cab’s windows.
The long control room overlooks giant caps where equipment was removed long ago.
While it looks like ground level, everything here is one story above the actual earth.
The smokestack for the sintering plant included a big blower room, to launch the fumes into the atmosphere and away from the town. What could go wrong?