Standing where the Final Assembly Building used to hum and staring across the former site of the Sheet Metal and Spring buildings. Today, of course, the Foundry is gone as well, so you’d be looking across Prairie Ave.
The hiking around Central City is beautiful and full of history. Just get a proper topo map!
A wimpy crane by most standards, only suitable for moving around parts of steam turbines.
Kate in the Atlas E, which is essentially a buried Atlas D. Above is the protective steel blast door.
A Merrill Piano from Boston, in the Recreation Room of the Front Dorm.
Don’t let Mitchell Engine House run out of steam…
Standing on a caustic tank with my head out a roof hatch, I look at the sign of the last brand to be produced here.
The layout and design of the buildings reminded me strongly of a brewery or distillery. To the right you can see some of the retrofits by the first lumber company to buy the buildings, in the 1970s.
The Wheeler Rec Center was very nice and included gymnasiums and a pool.