Looking out at the abandoned neighborhood around the house.
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 tower above Minneapolis that few people see.
Kansas is known for tornados. Think ‘Wizard of Oz’. That, considered with the fact that the workers were surrounded by bombs and bomb making materials called for lots of earthen shelters, just in case.
Rogers Mine is one of the most structurally sound mines in the Iron River area that isn’t part of a museum.
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.
Looking out of the elevators. Canada Malting, Vitera A and Vitera B in the background.
Standing next to the now-demolished records room.
If you look closely, you can see the rain dropping into the building. This is the part of the chapel with the collapsed roof–not the carvings on the choir loft.