The imposing façade of the main building of the Sakri Sugar Mill still towers over the town of Sakri around it.
Dilapidated machinery and structures dot the huge campus that once housed one of the most productive sugar mills in the country.
Rusty wagons once used to carry cane to the mill lie all over the ground, somewhat resembling the skeleton of a long dead creature.
A haunting tree in what was once the General Manager's bungalow is silhouetted again the evening sky.
A rotting door held together by a rusty padlock to what was once an office building.
A rusty old spanner and dusty furniture in a office shed.
Old cupboards are used to safeguard records of employees who were laid off when the Mill shut down in the hopes that someday they will be compensated.
An old register with tells us the grand sounding name of the Mill when it was open – Bihar State Sugar Corporation LTD, Unit Sakri
Piles of old attendance registers and pay records cover the floor of a derelict office.
Old steam locomotives that once pulled wagons laden with sugarcane to the mill now lie rusting in the yard.
An elderly man takes an afternoon nap in the shade of abandoned staff quarters.
Rows of single-storied brick houses that were once staff quarters are slowly being reclaimed by nature.
The main gates of the mill that have perhaps remained closed since 1997.
A milestone on the road outside reminds locals of the past.