90% of Brach’s looks like this. Concrete walls, mushroom pillars, and water over the floor.
A social club/restaurant that was likely the place to be late at night.
Rows of offices under the power plant, which was in the middle of being demolished during my adventure. Despite the snow, this was meant as an interior.
A super-shallow depth of field shot on the Leica Summilux.
A hole in one of the boards casts the inverse image of a tree outside across a peeling sanatorium wall.
The basement held a makeshift chapel.
Looking down into the lunch building of an Atlas D, near the motors for the retractable roof. In this design, the roof separates to allow the missile to be erected into launch position.
Fake Fact: The term ‘stovetop hat’ was coined by Island Station’s architect while trying to explain why he wanted to put the steel chimney on the station. ‘Live Here’ was part of the advertising when the building was host to artist lofts. They weren’t kidding.
Street lights and pavement are some of the obvious signs a town used to be here.