Part of the grain dust venting system, dislodged from its place above the dumping hatches under the grain cribs.
The ice reflects the blue sky on the rust. The sunset blasts through the concrete pillars holding it all up.
The quality assurance labs were no doubt a busy place.
On the top floor of the former casket building is the finishing line for the coating section; on this section the final spray of plastic would hit the wood before a small furnace would seal the plastic permanently to the surface, making it more resilient, I assume.
The entry point for the painting shed on the top floor. Cars would have a few feet in between them before they entered. Separate sheds would prime and add color.
Spare parts ready for this building’s reactivation.
This was one of two skyways that went between production line offices. It’s easy to tell because it’s not reinforced for machinery to travel through it. I also like that it’s a double-decker, so to speak.
Cracked gauges have a certain quality that hearkens to movies, I think. One can imagine the gauges going off the scales before dramatically cracking, throwing glass right at the camera. This damage, however, is unfortunate vandalism.
Most of the gauges on the control panels were broken.