The city constructed a wall in the early 2000s to discourage visitors. Note the staircase is cut off, too.
Entrance to the plant. Hermes holds his iconic caduceus and a Model T. Demeter holds a tractor in a motif of wheat. A fantastic reimagining of the Greek, with an excerpt of the following quote by Sir Joshua Reynolds (18th century English painter): “Excellence is never granted to man but as the reward of labor. It argues no small strength of mind to persevere in habits of industry without the pleasure of perceiving those advances, which, like the hand of a clock, whilst they make hourly approaches to their point, yet proceed so slowly as to escape observation.”
Looking at the last wall of the hotel from the banks of the river.
The EPA has been doing work on and off over the past few years, digging up the foundations of the demolished steel mill to clean up the site.
A typical stretch of the assembly line.
When I see this picture, I imagine that I am an ant exploring a mushroom farm.
For reasons unknown, this building’s concrete was designed a little thinly. It reminds me of a Chicago, IL building constructed during WWI when concrete and steel were strictly rationed and many buildings went up with insufficient superstructures. I do not have a build date for this one yet.
These ruins of buildings recovered acid from the explosives line to be recycled.
Below Grand Army Mine is Gold Collar. A ‘collar’ is the braced section around the portal of a mine shaft.