Puzzles

A goodly portion of the fun of exploring lost places is attempting to figure out the puzzles left behind.

Tabula Rasa and I had minor disagreement (as happens not infrequently with us) regarding the metal roof of this building and the cool dapples of light it lets in.  I say that hail damage coupled with standing water rusted certain spots of the metal faster, causing the holes.  He disagrees.  We both found it fascinating and wonderful.

Screw and Bolt Factory light speckles

 

Then we have a boiler?  or a furnace?  Let me know if you have an idea, either way these were huge beasts of machines, tucked into a too small room.

Screw and Bolt Factory Boiler room

 

The slide of why?  Obviously little boxes were sent down this slide, I just cannot fathom with as large as the factory was why they would be sending one little box at a time down a slide into the second floor of another building.  It seems, inefficient.

Crew and Bolt factory belt

 

But the largest puzzle of all in this location was the clothes.  Bales and bales of clothes that had been sitting so long they were full of algae and covered in moss.  (And probably less pleasant to think about things.)  I’ve heard theories, but they why still remains unanswered.

 

Screw and Bolt factory clothes

 

 

6 responses

  1. Wow, these photos are amazing and very mysterious. Kind of creepy not knowing what happened here!

    May 21, 2013 at 9:10 pm

    • Thanks, i appreciate your kind words, glad you feel the chill too!

      May 22, 2013 at 12:06 am

  2. Dammit.

    Ok, that’s cool as hell. I’ll have to add this to the feature now. :)

    May 21, 2013 at 9:39 pm

    • I thought you might feel that way. A little bird told me :)

      May 22, 2013 at 12:05 am

  3. Curious, what was TR’s theory about the roof?

    May 21, 2013 at 9:48 pm

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