For the Batman movie, fire was blown out of the windows of the factory to make it appear it was exploding. To add to the effect, on actual Brach’s building was imploded.
A look down the 1950s foundry building, moments after sunset.
This picture tells half the story about the size of half of the complex. For Port Arthur, it’s average, but this would be a fantastically large elevator if it were anywhere else!
An insurance office.
The workshop sat below the main working floor and had serious power going to it.
Looking from the powerhouse across to the old Electrical Assembly side of the plant that manufactured products like thermostats. Most of the complex is connected by skyway and tunnel systems.
On this production line, the office was elevated far above the floor.
Frontenac’s shaft house is well preserved, compared to all other around it. Leica/Summilux 35/Ektar 100
A floating spiral staircase, one of two, that link the foyer with the lounge and balcony level. Now the balcony level is a small second stage. A panoramic view of Split Rock LIghthouse wraps around the bannisters.