The the left, the nitrating line in War City. To the right, War City’s sole suburb, Charlestown, IN.
One thing I like to do at Gopher is imagine the shape of the planned buildings based on the partial structures.
A hole in one of the boards casts the inverse image of a tree outside across a peeling sanatorium wall.
Where the trees are sprouting–below the skyways and criss-crossing pipes–are two sets of railroad tracks that turned through this narrow alleyway through the middle of the production line to drop off raw materials and pick up finished product.
Looking out of the boarded windows in the Great Western Sugar office.
“It must have been beautiful once.” “Yeah, especially in the winter.”
From a distance (here, Union Yards), you can still see ARMOUR spelled out on the smokestack in white brick.
This building was 99 years old when it was demolished for the coal mine.
The BOMARC launch buildings are spaced on a large concrete pad that looks like a parking lot. Out of view are underground pipes for fueling and cooling the rocket motors.