You can see almost ever level of the factory from this spot.
A long exposure of the launch pad and its dedicated guard shack. In the middle of the base is a tall antenna which was part of the MARS program during the Gulf War. The MARS program helped connect calls between deployed soldiers and their families.
The entry point for the painting shed on the top floor. Cars would have a few feet in between them before they entered. Separate sheds would prime and add color.
The corner of Clyde on Michigan Street looked like it had been sealed a long time.
A number of skyways carried the production line across roads and railroad tracks in and around the plant. An identical skyway to this one was cut off sometime in the past decade (judging by the rust), probably for its steel.
A building that burned near the Kam seems to have been a warehouse or stockhouse.
This seemed to be the newest building on the property.
The scale of the grain hoppers helps tell the story of how large Hamm’s was in its day.
In the corner of most of the factory floors, freight elevators flanked restrooms to leave more central space for machines and their masters.