Inside the west portal is a big liquid propane hand warmer, for workers to take the cold off their gloves as they handled the switches and doors of Cramer Tunnel. Mamiya GA645 / Kodak Pro 400
This picture typifies the industrial ideal of the early 20th century. More metal than air. More efficiency than beauty. More profits than people.
Behind the grand staircase is this beautifully preserved hallway with medieval-style arches and vivid paint.
These copulas made the iron for casting.
The topmost roof of the hospital is covered in antennae and includes a star that faced the rest of the complex, now demolished.
A reminder on the Gilman union board not to buy Coors beer. Read more here: http://www.cpr.org/news/story/coors-boycott-when-beer-can-signaled-your-politics
The flour mill (rear) and its elevators. The taller elevator was moved here in 1955, when the Harrisons bought it from Federal, who declared it surplus. The smaller elevator replaced an earlier smaller warehouse in 1926. Taken shortly after dawn. This one picture made the drive worth it, for me. Medium Format.
A staircase threads between the top floor and the sluices, which are in the middle of the dredge-mill.
The office was redder than the rest of the building.