The batch tag specifies some of the technical properties of the silk worked here.
One of the large barracks. All of them are overgrown like this.
The sign that greets visitors to the ghost town of Colmor. Nothing says ‘welcome’ like birdshot.
A bumper sticker with the usual tagline. Note the detail on the radiator!
The secret sweet-yet-salty center of the nameless factoryscape. Home base, tuned to rule the AC and turn out Product X at record rates, I’m sure.
Below the pressure gauges are rows of little pipe fitting drawers.
Workers in the basement tunnels had to communicate with the workhouse operators 100 feet above and vice versa. Alarms and bells were installed to signal trouble over the sound of the elevator machinery.
Parking strictly forbidden. A sign in front of Cheratte’s former truck shops.
General Mills bought Consolidated Elevator’s “D” in 1943 and renamed it “A,” though no additional elevators have followed from that firm to date. Visible on the right is the first annex, built along with the elevator in 1909.