Blast Furnace 7 as seen from the ore yard. Imagine running up those stairs through blast furnace smoke.
Looking up from the ground floor at the various levels of the sugar mill.
My favorite shot from the trip. Later in its life, the plant was converted to burn its own byproducts, but it seems this was designed as a coal hopper.
I like to imagine this as an old-timey radio microphone.
The building behind Daisy was demolished, leaving these tanks and a pointless conveyorway. Now it’s bricked (see over door near right corner of mill) and the tanks are exposed to the elements. There are a few holes in the area that have a healthy drop, so you should avoid the area.
Birch shadows on stone walls… have you been looking at my Christmas list?
Many outdoor areas of the plant have become unofficial city dumps. The skeleton doesn’t care.
A high-voltage tunnel sheathed in concrete dips below ground near a shell packing building that now stores fireworks.
While the last of the Studebaker production buildings were being demolished, I visited again. Here’s a shot taken shortly after the demolition crew left for the day.