An impressive message for graffiti in a Detroit warehouse, but then again look at these steam pumps. Over-built and under-appreciated.
For a short time, CN mounted flood lights atop the abandoned dock.
Gary Methodist was a filmset for Transformers 3 in 2010.
No wonder the factory shut down; everyone was scheduled to work 9 to 5 and the clock’s broken! (In all seriousness, this is/used to be a beautiful timepiece, especially for a utilitarian factory like this.
A rusting disconnect gangway. The smokestack is for a boiler, if I recall.
The nitrating house was a chemically dangerous place, so it had thick metal and concrete shield for every station right next to an emergency shower.
Much of the milling equipment predated the mill itself, so I would not be surprised if this particular machine really dates to 1860.
The back wall of the ballroom, showing water-warped floors.
A sizable crane on the corner of the engine house still swings out.