Small rooms in the basement of the asylum were seemingly too tiny to be used, even for storage.
Looking down the walkway that traces the bottom side of the ore dock.
The remains of the site radar beside the command building.
I wish I knew the story of this popcorn-themed boxcar.
This building stood on stilts until it was demolished. The top floor handled radio traffic to boats and trains. The bottom floor had locker rooms, records, and a lunchroom.
Windows provided the 250-some workers with fresh air and light, and helped to keep flour dust from building up in the air, helping to prevent explosions. Today, machines control air flow better without windows, so they were bricked.
A jankey ladder leads to a platform over a wooden tank. Here’s hoping my usage contributes to jankey being accepted into the dictionary! Thanks, lexicographers.
Indianapolis’ beautiful downtown is in the distance, past the gas storage tank.