On the top floor of one of the old wards, the slanted roofline makes the this group room more claustrophobic. Portra 160.
The sexiest feature of Kurth is this steel arch over the silos on its south side. The manholes in the floor open to the silos directly, and flimsy grates might catch a hurried worker. Grates were removable so that workers could descend into the concrete tubes, so a few are missing today.
My favorite picture from the mills. These charts remind me of star charts or orbiting planets.
I really like the way this high-ceilinged room is decaying. Well, decayed. It’s demolished now.
The headquarters for the plant was in the middle of it. It’s abandoned but well preserved–a strange sight in Gary, Indiana.
Ryan, as seen from the crane ladder.
Did you leave in a hurry?
Between elevators, a single tree has taken root. I think it’s growing out of a rail grade, so the seed might have fallen off of a train.