Asbestos-cord-wrapped glass tongs piled in a shed next to the pouring line.
This seems to be the space where upholstery patterns would be drafted. On the table were half-finished notes on a new design.
A storm passes over BOMARC’s center row of launch buildings. You can clearly see the tracks on which the roof would retract for launch.
This section retains water and is mostly shaded, so moss has found a way to live in the concrete.
Jars like these were used to measure the volume of fluid pumped out of TB patients’ lungs.
This picture typifies the industrial ideal of the early 20th century. More metal than air. More efficiency than beauty. More profits than people.
Note the pit is filled in here.
Those able to work would be compelled to help fix up the facility, grow, harvest, and prepare food for fellow ‘inmates’, or work on vocational skills.
The middle section of the smokestacks were coal hoppers, and this device would load the coal into the hoppers from the conveyor belt it rode across. The bottom section of the stacks were storage rooms while the very top were, surprise, chimneys for the power plant.