Wind blew taconite dust against the walls of these suspended control room, making even the glass appear to rust.
A heavy steel rail door to help funnel explosions upward, rather than outward.
This used to be one of the office doors, but it’s been removed (apparently without malcontent) and placed in the shop area.
Note the rails in the floor that guided cars to the coating line, the side of which is lined with the windows in the center of the image.
A common room with a big bay window that overlooked the main entrance of the hospital.
This is one of my favorite images of the year because of the color, light and textures. Someone told me once that the medium of photographers is not film or digital sensors, but rather shadows. This photo is evidence of that.
Tunnels interconnected all of the complex, carrying power, steam, laundry and food throughout the hospital. This is a typical causeway that would have been very busy when the hospital was operating. In some places, signs still point to defunct areas of the hospital.
Ektar 100/Mamiya 6. Looking out the window a the foundations of the demolished company homes.
One of the many fireproof bridges connecting the factory sections, one way to prevent fires from spreading throughout the plant.