The crumbling building barely contained the colors inside of it.
The scale of the grain hoppers helps tell the story of how large Hamm’s was in its day.
The entrance to the area where staff could sleep.
Cheratte lives on in the shadow of its abandoned coal mine, although most of the shops are abandoned and many of the city’s landmarks have fallen into disrepair. Like other Belgian mining towns, those who have stayed in the town have kept up their apartments, so much of the company-building duplexes and homes are in great condition.
From left to right: shaft building, headframe, rock house, hoist house.
Far away, you can see the red lights on the steam plant smokestack. To the extreme right is the beginning of the Minneapolis skyline. Paint (where this was taken) and Assembly (where the blue light is) were connected with a long skyway that carried completed trucks to be painted. I assume the device in the foreground burned volatiles from the painting process.
The side of the church, taken from a grungy sidewalk.