Lanaconing Mill
This is a photographic
contemplation of the
end of a way of life in a
western Maryland mill town.
The mill was closed in July 1957.
The mill mamagement simply
shut down the machinery
leaving behind everything as
it stood the moment they
closed and locked the doors.
  Even as the building continues
   to fall into disrepair with leaking
roofs and broken windows,it remains an silent iconic legacy of a bygone era of American industry.
The Mill
The Mill
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Silk and Paysheet
Silk and Paysheet
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The Machines
The Machines
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bags on wall
bags on wall
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can and spools
can and spools
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chair and shoes film noir
chair and shoes film noir
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ghost of the factory
ghost of the factory
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machines and silk
machines and silk
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tools of the trade
tools of the trade
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