In 16-35mm f3.5, industrial, mills, urbex by Robert Lussier2 Comments

I honestly didn’t realize how many decent shots I got from this mill when I started posting images again from here this week. This is another of the machines that did something to the fine metal teeth of the fabric “combs” that were manufactured here. That is about as detailed as I can get, given …


In 50mm 1.4, industrial, urbex, Vintage by Robert LussierLeave a Comment

I won’t pretend that I know what the company makes – or made. But it has something to do with fine wire combs used in the fabric industry. The wire bristles are somehow embedded in the thick canvas fabric, like the coil in this shot. Or something like that.   Related Images:

Bolton Emerson Americas: Getting it Straight

In industrial, lawrence by Robert LussierLeave a Comment

I got the impression that this machine is not used very often. It sits kind of isolated from the rest, distant from what appears to be a natural workflow. Bobby, a fixture at Bolton Emerson Americas for the past 49 year, told me, “if any of the bars need straightening, we use this machine.” Related …