The coke plant looked more natural through a grimy window.
One of Martinsdale’s defunct businesses perpendicular to the depot. Recall that Martinsdale is a T-town.
What you see is not a crack in the floor, but a long vine extending ten feet onto the shop floor, as if reaching in to escape the wind and rain.
Between two brick buildings is a metal one with many windows set into it. Having been in many mills of similar design, I conjecture that this was the milling building, where machines ground the corn before it was boiled.
This dirt-brick building hasn’t fared well.
“Richard Glumac ’44”. Brick Graffiti Series.
Smashed TVs and stone foundations in a former common room in the basement.
Graffiti by a crew member of the Algolake.
Showering red-hot coke fresh from the furnaces near the Coal Tower (in the back) was the Quenching Tower’s duty (front).