Looking north from the east portal of the tunnel… a beautiful place. Wilderness. Mamiya 6/Portra 160
Looking up at the most conspicuous graffiti in the city on ADM #4.
The fresh snow makes the whole complex look a lot cleaner than it actually is.
Looking at The Windy City from the top of the coal tower. The pond you see is the former ACME Coke coal yard.
A tram that once linked the Sunnyside Mine to the mill in Eureka has been reduced to a single cable. Nearby, an open adit drips water into a tributary of the Animas River.
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.
Standing on a caustic tank with my head out a roof hatch, I look at the sign of the last brand to be produced here.
Between the room with mold sand and the space where the car’s metal bits would be put together, a pillar is marked as structurally vital.
On the upper floors where the sunlight is yellow–the color of flour dust, once exposed to the elements.