Here, the concentrated gold (and silver, and zinc, I would guess) would be loaded into trucks bound for the smelter.
In most places, it may seem off for there to be a tunnel door on the top floor of a building, but Ford was that kind of place. This door from the steam plant led into a skyway and tunnel that connected to the main assembly floor.
Since the foundry went cold, I decided to turn down my color temperature… In the background, a chart showing graphite dispersion is one of the few artifacts left on the foundry floor.
Behind one of the kitchens is one of the few pieces of furniture remaining. Beside it, a small electric space heater–small by 1970s standards.
These houses was built by hard rock miners in the early 1900s.
Peeling paint reveals the room numbers of the past.
The most pointless, beautiful and nuclear-bomb-proof catwalk I’ve been on to date. It goes between two high levels in its own bottom-lit concrete capsule in the center of the tallest, thickest building. Hang on, we’re riding this one out.
Part of the unremodeled hospital, above the Service Building, where employees would stay sometimes.
The roof could be vented when locomotives were running inside.