In 50mm 1.4, industrial, urbex by Robert Lussier1 Comment

By now, this old mill has gone quiet completely. When I was shooting there back in October, the business was in shut-down mode. The funky machines were slated for scrap (some were saved for posterity) and the big machines on the lower floor (like this one) were being dismantled. I’m pretty sure that, outside of …


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:


In 16-35mm f3.5, urbex, Vintage by Robert Lussier3 Comments

This week I’ll be bringing you a few images from a mill in my area that will remain nameless. At least for now. I was invited in to shoot it by the family who owns it, but was asked to keep the location out of my blog. So I apologize for the lack of details …

Bolton Emerson Americas: Control

In industrial, lawrence by Robert Lussier1 Comment

For today’s Machine Shop image, I focussed on this controller. I believe it controls one of the hydraulic booms that lifts material to and from the huge boring machines that line one side of the main building. The gigantic boring machines mill and grind, with precision, the really big parts of the pulping machines produced …