The lower door is where the rocket exhaust would flow into the blast pit during initial launch. The upper doors would vent the rocket so the erector and other equipment in the building would not be (as) damaged.
A panorama of the dock buildings, before the left one was demolished.
The tailings boom is the first and last thing you see when approaching the mountaintop shipwreck.
Looking from the brewhouse at the death of its sister building, across Minnehaha.
The arches of the Twohy building, before some of the signs and sills were painted in 2015.
There are 700 of these storage bunkers. Their design was to funnel explosions upward, rather than toward other buildings, to minimize secondary explosions.
Note the severed skyway–that led to a set of grain elevators that have since been demolished.
On the top floor of the former casket building is the finishing line for the coating section; on this section the final spray of plastic would hit the wood before a small furnace would seal the plastic permanently to the surface, making it more resilient, I assume.
Standing where the Standard Oil’s boiler used to sit; the coal room is on the right, and would have been filled from trackside.
Sleeping bags mark this former courtyard as a crash pad for the local homeless.