At the time I read this Mooseontheloose had just posted a very good example to the gallery. http://www.apug.org/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=35320
A man who teaches it, has won a Fulbright to photograph it, is Andrew Borowiec.
Look for his book "Along the Ohio" or the more recent one, “Industrial Perspective: Photographs of the Gulf Coast”. The later subject is the petrol chemical landscape of the LA and TX coast. It is shot in 6x17cm.