Broken skyways in the sand casting house, where everything was utterly fire-resistant.
This heavy door opens directly into the missile vault and was used to load and unload the missile erector.
Typical New Mexico ranch fencing. The power lines follow the rails between Springer and Wagon Mound.
A door covered in pen graffiti.
“The fresh snow mixed indistinguishably from the ashes of the half-demolished power plant.”
In its later years, metal was welded over every door and window on the ground floor.
All electrical rooms were surrounded by walls, for obvious reasons. Now all the walls are gone, for reasons less obvious.
The old mill (right) and power plant (left) with the new mill behind them.
While walking out I snapped this last shot of the sunset drenching the castle-top watertower (staying with the theme), right before the sun dipped below the hill across the stream from which the whiskey was distilled.