Looking out the second-floor lighthouse office window. On this visit, the last ice of the season was slowly drifting into the harbor.
The King Elevator is connected by a manlift and this spiral staircase. The manlift was down–can you believe it? Note the cool turns in the vertical railings. Arista 100 on 120.
Standing where the Final Assembly Building used to hum and staring across the former site of the Sheet Metal and Spring buildings. Today, of course, the Foundry is gone as well, so you’d be looking across Prairie Ave.
In what Studebaker called the ‘Materials Building’ are these giant concrete bins of fine molding sand, there for casting metal parts using the molten metal from the adjoining building. On the far left side there is a train track and once upon a time a gantry crane traced the room under the roof
Heavy wood doors for keeping people in.
The clock, which was sold after Amtrak dumped the building, was returned to the Waiting Room in 2005.
A view of the government presses, with pages of law across the floor covered in footprints.
They left and took their God with ’em. Doesn’t feel too empty without ‘im, though.