An impressive message for graffiti in a Detroit warehouse, but then again look at these steam pumps. Over-built and under-appreciated.
The only light in the ‘coffin’ of the Atlas E is that which leaks through the exhaust vents.
Before the gold could be extracted, the rock was turned to powder. Depending on the size of the steel balls inside the mill, the rock would be reduced to a certain size. So, multiple mills were usually used in stages.
Shoes and booze, backstage.
On the top floor of the former casket building is the finishing line for the coating section; on this section the final spray of plastic would hit the wood before a small furnace would seal the plastic permanently to the surface, making it more resilient, I assume.
The world’s biggest paper machine was installed here about a century before this photo was taken. The orange in the windows is the brick building across the street–the new part of the plant.
A wide view (15mm) of the shadow 4B is casting on 4A. Light leaks because of cheap camera.
Furnace #6; its catwalk and tapway. Note the lever-operated gutter-blockers.
The roof compromised, rain water rolls down the main stairway.