A quick vertical panorama taken on my back at the sweet spot of a great summer sunset. On the skylight is the torch-cut catwalk that used to link the outside of the smokestacks that vented the cupolas.
The wings of the church had a lot more water damage than the rest. The organ on the balcony was in decent condition when I arrived.
The chief engineer had many phones. It’s my guess one connects to the pilot house and the other connects to the emergency steerage station that’s mid-deck.
The superstructure for the sea-leg skyways serves no purpose now… the offices are bricked up, too. Why?
On this production line, the office was elevated far above the floor.
Pipes to channel nitrose (think nitro glycerine) infused acid through the building.
The light next to this acid tank was perfect, thanks to a gaping hole in the roof.
Much of the signage in the mill was hand-drawn.
In its last years, the church had a congregation of only about 100. It opened with 1.700…