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.
The underside of the dock seemed almost like a cathedral to industry with vaulted ceilings.
Hanging over the crane cab, looking over at the trane-sized doors below. The steel beam tracing the left wall is the support for the gantry crane this photo was taken from.
A color study of the rotting donated clothes in the former GB&S Machine Shop.
Looking at the casting floor from the roof. In the distance are the copulas where molten metal was poured.
As sun set the car barn underwent a temperature inversion causing a dense fog to rise from the puddles where tracks once where. I opened the Yellowstone-sized doors and watched the bank roll out into downtown Mitchell.
Much of the plant depended on steam, not only for heat but for mechanical power.
Pillars among trees… those who inherit the earth will be so confused.
One of the machines left over in the underground magnetic separation plant.