Archive for November, 2008

American Laundry Machinery

Written by Concrete on . Posted in Industrial, Rochester

American Laundry Machinery was one of the first inventors of washing machines small and affordable enough for home use. After being commandeered to make military optics in World War II, the company’s operations never fully recovered in Rochester, and the buildings were split up to an assortment of other business, with the power plant and warehouse left to rot. We got permission to see the factory floors, which are now used for storage.

Tracks to nowhere

No one could explain why this was here. Each of these stacks is 1440 empty Mike’s Hard bottles.
Why is this here?

Classic or dinosaur? How about old green-screen terminal?
A million monochrome monitors, all the same

Full photo set here