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.
One leg of the headframe meets the hoist house. Two cranes are rusted in place.
There is a flipped tram car about a third of the way down the cliff.
A panorama of the dock buildings, before the left one was demolished.
These concrete blocks were formed to be solid mounts for machinery. All the metal was scrapped in the late 1990s, leaving these modern ruins. Seagulls love them.
The roof was in bad shape, but too beautiful to avoid. This is the spot were I used to study medieval Latin.
Shag carpet is fabulous, and I hope it makes a comeback.
2013. As part of the Head House’s facelift, it’s gotten new windows. However, you can now still see where the conveyor-way connected this building with the elevators behind it in the upper right of the image.
“Crunch, crunch, crunch,” said the ground. “I know,” I replied.