A quick vertical panorama taken on my back at the sweet spot of a great summer sunset. On the skylight is the torch-cut catwalk that used to link the outside of the smokestacks that vented the cupolas.
Work never done.
In the far back of the cellars there are some old bottles. This arch shows an old entrance to the cellars, now collapsed.
This seems to be the space where upholstery patterns would be drafted. On the table were half-finished notes on a new design.
The newer tunnels were fitted with these fluorescent lights, although some skylights (block glass embedded in skywalks) let in some natural light during the day.
A typical wall in the base.
Originally, this part of the dock was reserved for the weather station.
Those able to work would be compelled to help fix up the facility, grow, harvest, and prepare food for fellow ‘inmates’, or work on vocational skills.