One of the many fireproof bridges connecting the factory sections, one way to prevent fires from spreading throughout the plant.
A little sheet metal box somehow made it back home.
A string of vehicles have found death at Packard recently. Usually they are simply driving up ramps and pushed off the rooftops, but this one seemed destined for a worse fate. Found in the far corner of the far building.
Taken at a junction in the tube world.
The Peavey logo, before it rusted off and the offices were demolished.
The elevator works on gravity… this is where a conveyor belt was to move the grain toward the main elevator to be loaded into ships.
A stencil instructs the first and third shifts to ask security for access. Security was out during all my visits, except one mishap where a strung-out local chased me with a truck. Having spent a decade exploring the U.P., I was not caught off guard.
This is a great example of a combination rock house; the silos below used to fill trains with ore dropped from mine cars pulled to the top of the structure.
A wimpy crane by most standards, only suitable for moving around parts of steam turbines.