Note the really old carvings in the mineral-stained sandstone on the walls and ceiling. This little cave was walled-off on one end, making me wonder what the area was for. Lighting is a set of three candles and two LED flashlights and a cigarette.
Another. Planet. Coal crushers and the coke loading line.
One of the staircases that connected the lab, the plant, and the offices.
HDR matrix panorama. Looking from the grain elevators, now doomed, toward the city between the flour mill’s water tower and tile elevator’s neon sign, the old and new economies seem almost united. Yet the financial centers rise in reality to shadow the now-abandoned industry and manufacturing. The way of things, I’m told.
Below the factory floor is a network of hallways and tunnels, all flooded with water.
Outside the locker room without the sandwiches and beer… plenty of glass shards, though, if you feel like it.
Note the rails in the floor that guided cars to the coating line, the side of which is lined with the windows in the center of the image.
The only thing that signals that this was an office building, rather than another production floor, is the small amount of wood paneling that remains.