There are many skeletal remains of buildings that were burned to destroy the pollutants inside. It’s not an uncommon step in a cleanup.
This is what it might have looked like if a new Ford descended in the elevator with its headlights on. As seen from the Mississippi side–the opposite portal faces the sand mine.
A US Army Corps of Engineers tug, tied at the end of the pier before the American Victory was parked here.
The most pointless, beautiful and nuclear-bomb-proof catwalk I’ve been on to date. It goes between two high levels in its own bottom-lit concrete capsule in the center of the tallest, thickest building. Hang on, we’re riding this one out.
Pozo Mine, the most menacing mine building I’ve ever seen. Black and white film, shot with the Fuji GX680, a beast of a camera.
A switch for the yard engines, now on the edge of the property where nobody will find it.
A single cloud makes its way to Buffington Harbor and Lake Michigan from the quiet backroads of the plant.
2013. A perfect summer day meets a beautiful old roundhouse on the edge of town.
The elevator tower seems to have been built with expansion of the dock in mind.