In an era where smoking was ubiquitous and sexy, smoking stations had to be a part of the job, even at an explosives factory.
Silverton’s elevator, pictured here, is still active.
There were a few large houses on the Old Crow property where employees would live. The glen had little housing.
If you’re an Astra-Zenica representative and want to use this for some magazine ad, I’ll charge you a reasonable $10,000. Email me (ha)!
The end of one of the scrapped turbines. Judging by the aborted attempt at cutting it in half, the scrappers had some trouble with this one.
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.
A burned and rusted control panel in the corner of the new hoist room.
‘Consumers Brewery’ set in the brewhouse staircase.