I am not sure what caused the discoloration, but two of the walls near the door to the machine shop are stained yellow-red. I assume this had to do with the walls in relation to blowing piles of iron ore, and that the walls have been partly infused with iron oxide. Any other ideas?
This bay would host boxcars as workers would fill them with the fruits of the factory.
This is what the complex looks like today to the bare eye. Dull, monochrome, quiet.
They left and took their God with ’em. Doesn’t feel too empty without ‘im, though.
This corner of the building was the coal room, used to feed the two big boilers inside. The steam equipment has been replaced with electric, so this section may not have changed much in the past decades.
One of my favorite visual feature of grain elevators, especially big ones, is how they repeat.
In the days before a centralized fire alarm system, coded whistle blasts would warn when and where a fire broke out.
Archeologists believe the great house on the mesa was rebuilt shortly before it was abandoned in the 13th Century AD. Tri-X 400 Film, haphazardly self developed.
Paperwork litters the floors of the zinc mine offices.