Happy mine bacteria ‘chews’ away at one of the narrow gauge rail ties still embedded in the sand floor. The orange color is not a mistake of mine; it is the result of different minerals leeching into the water table and draining into the mine. Keep in mind that, about 100 feet above, is the Ford plant itself!
The power gauge showed… broken.
This was taken before the top of the docks really started to rot-out; now this stretch past the crane is distinctly unsafe to cross. Still, you can’t beat the view of Dock #2 winding into the distance, where the approach is chopped-off before the yard used to extend.
The control room was used through the mid-1990s as the plant was used to stabilize the power grid.
Sprouts of life in center of a smashed glass block.
Cat paw prints on the control panels. Remember to lock-out-tag-out, Power Raccoons, and keep your own keys.
A bumper sticker with the usual tagline. Note the detail on the radiator!
The factory’s first aid room and laboratory. Sure makes me wonder how safe the lab was!