The Devil is in the Details (2014)

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Ball & Socket Manufacturing — Cheshire, Connecticut

The door hardware from the company president’s office – no generic industrial latches for the guy in charge.

The Ball & Socket Manufacturing building is currently undergoing a targeted re-purposing restoration, and you may read more about it here: Ball & Socket Arts

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It’s Curtains for You (2014)

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Ball & Socket Manufacturing — Cheshire, Connecticut

Amid all the decay, these curtains in the president’s office were still surprisingly intact,  albeit covered in spider webs.

The Ball & Socket Manufacturing building is currently undergoing a targeted re-purposing restoration, and you may read more about it here: Ball & Socket Arts

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Where Am I? (2014)

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Ball & Socket Manufacturing — Cheshire, Connecticut

Actually, we are in the company president’s office – a stark contrast to most of the building where the workers toiled. I’ll leave it to you to decide if this is a metaphor for the current state of things in the world.

The Ball & Socket Manufacturing building is currently undergoing a targeted re-purposing restoration, and you may read more about it here: Ball & Socket Arts

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Not an Exit (2014)

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Ball & Socket Manufacturing — Cheshire, Connecticut

Even with all the large windows, there were a lot of places inside the building where it was extremely dark – but it was too beautiful not to get the shot – even though I knew I’d have a long exposure noise issue with my camera.

The Ball & Socket Manufacturing building is currently undergoing a targeted re-purposing restoration, and you may read more about it here: Ball & Socket Arts

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Buckled Floor and the Red Door (2014)

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Ball & Socket Manufacturing — Cheshire, Connecticut

Some of the older sections of the building have wooden floors – which do not fair too well being constantly saturated with water.

The Ball & Socket Manufacturing building is currently undergoing a targeted re-purposing restoration, and you may read more about it here: Ball & Socket Arts

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What’s Cookin’? (2014)

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Ball & Socket Manufacturing — Cheshire, Connecticut

This beautiful, vintage Tappan stove seemed oddly out of place in this industrial setting – and no, this was not the break room as there were “No Food” signs posted.

Recently a group of three Cheshire residents has purchased the property with the idea of turning the 68,000 square foot location into a retail and cultural arts center. You may find out more about their vision here: Ball & Socket Arts

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Light Me Up (2014)

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Ball & Socket Manufacturing — Cheshire, Connecticut

You can imagine where work stations and machines were by the location of the overhead lights – and there were plenty of them still here.

Recently a group of three Cheshire residents has purchased the property with the idea of turning the 68,000 square foot location into a retail and cultural arts center. You may find out more about their vision here: Ball & Socket Arts

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