Antennae The two antennae are retracted–the position they would be in if the base was under attack. Related Similar Images ...based on the tags: grass, power, sunsets, vents... A huge vent looks like it built in a hurry. There was actually very little in the way of bits of machinery left over… I am guessing almost anything of value was scrapped in the 1990s. A little catwalk gives access to the most important gauges in the building. Behind them are huge vents and fans. I bet it got steamy in here. Looking toward the power station at the edge of the explosives plant. The bridge here moved workers between the dock, the approach tracks, and refueling buildings. These wide spools sit atop the abandoned tracks that lead to the train shed, which was later repurposed into a truck shed. My first picture at Nopeming, sometime around 2004. The same year that the county stopped mowing the lawn. Shells of mixing buildings. It’s like a piece of paper that’s been written on and rewritten, until you can’t read what the original message was. Steel mine hoists, near the place they worked, wait for scrap prices to justify their final removal from Osceola, Michigan.