The shed in the front was full of worker supplies–namely goggles and heavy leather gloves. Molten copper isn’t a friendly thing to handle.
A theater turned skate park. How did that happen?
One of the large barracks. All of them are overgrown like this.
Sleeping bags mark this former courtyard as a crash pad for the local homeless.
This is a 1956 furnace. It was used to forge wheels, casings, and parts for the axel shop.
A mid-line polishing booth. It was fun to see the thousands of lasers and other sensors that guided the robotic arms and tools around the bodies as they passed. Note the red/green stop/go lights in the distance.
Looking out of the American diesel crane at the gantry crane that ran the length of the dock.
End of the paint line. After reading Father Action’s excellent-as-always writeup about his adventures here, I was pretty cautious around big spinning alarms. (See http://www.actionsquad.org/fordII1.html)