Farrell on Oct 31 2018, Halloween

Most of the buildings here are on very fast decline. You can see it moth after month, a roof collapsed here, floor gave in, water flooding the place. Was it only fifty or so years ago when this was a bustling factory ? What happened ?

After the roof collapsed

Things are not looking good at the old factory sites in Ansonia. The roof has collapsed in one of the buildings and the others are not faring so much better either. Rust, decay and destruction all over….Do make great pictures 🙄  

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Return to Farrel Co. on December 21 2016

With my friend Ted Roth I have gone back to the old Farrel Co. building to take a few more pictures, possibly the last time. The company, one of the lucky one that survived the onslaught of globalization, moved to a new beautiful compound in the same town, Ansonia. There are still a few items …

All red and lined up

Farrel Foundry

This might be my last visit to the Farrel Foundry site that is being completely cleaned out by a salvage crew . They have only a couple of days left to complete their operation. Who know what comes next. The wrecking ball ? Quite possible. The building is such a terrible shape, with the roofs …

At the Farrel Factory

Farrel Corp

Here are a few pictures from the Farrel Corp site in Ansonia, Connecticut. It used to be one of the biggest manufacturing company in the state, but by now the global competition made a real dent in its size. Still the factory, now owned by HF Machinery Group is still churning  out orders for machines for …