For some time, tugboats were stored next to the elevator.
The Clipper was one of the most popular Packards, but its production was cut short by WWII. Had they produced the car instead of Rolls Royce plane engines I imagine there would might be driving a Packard today, rather than a Ford.
One thing I like to do at Gopher is imagine the shape of the planned buildings based on the partial structures.
A porcelain basin in the locker room is detached, but shows excellent patina. I hope when the machine shop is repurposed that this can be saved.
In the ward for the criminally insane, this door was the most-worn. Nail scratches mark the area around the peep hole, the wood is gouged everywhere from thrown chairs and hard kicks, and a ominous blood-colored stain is visible where it dripped in the second inset from the bottom. Aside from the damage, the coloring in this section was very vibrant, though it was probably little reprieve for those who had to work here.
The former BESCO building in the last light of day.
I like to imagine this as fountain.
The long control room overlooks giant caps where equipment was removed long ago.
In the soft wood of the machine, an employee left their mark.