On the left you can see one of the later air shafts for the mine below, which allowed for natural air exchange with the main production areas of the coal mine. That is to say, there were no fans blowing fresh air down below.
Open wide! Here comes the sugar beets!
The copula where molten metal would pour is on the left. It seems the whole floor was covered in ash in front of it.
This picture is perhaps the most appropriate in its visual depiction of how unstable the mill was. 1. Note the lack of stairs on the spiral staircase; they’re rusted and twisted apart, not simply cut off. 2. Notice the cracked concrete on the lower left corner; that was cracking as I was standing on it taking this photo, and don’t think there’s anything under that to begin to stop one’s fall. 3. You’re looking into an open elevator shaft; its safety cage is sliced away and wide open.
Rows of offices under the power plant, which was in the middle of being demolished during my adventure. Despite the snow, this was meant as an interior.
Kate in the Atlas E, which is essentially a buried Atlas D. Above is the protective steel blast door.
A view from the loft in the shipping/receiving building, where the crane operator would step into his cab.
These steam powered pumps were integral to the cooling of the meat packing plant next door.
Looking into the main workhouse from the skyway into the annex elevator. But who care? Look at the colors!