This was taken before the top of the docks really started to rot-out; now this stretch past the crane is distinctly unsafe to cross. Still, you can’t beat the view of Dock #2 winding into the distance, where the approach is chopped-off before the yard used to extend.
I revisited the mill years after my documentary. Now it is even more destroyed and surrounded by new fences.
The layout of the bins in an elevator office.
Looking north from the east portal of the tunnel… a beautiful place. Wilderness. Mamiya 6/Portra 160
A custom ladder to cross conveyor belts on the work floor.
One of the only remaining pieces of equipment in the distilling room is this green control panel on a bridge suspended in the middle of it all.
In the distance, a semi truck kicks up fresh rain from the highway. As seen from the top of the steel blast door.
Dust explosions were a real risk for grain mills. These funnels helped to filter the air in the mill.