Scrappers tried to take this steel pulley out of Fisher, but it proved too heavy.
Global Trading remarked the building in the mid-60s, but far above the door is the old ‘Detroit Shipbuilding’ paint, though it’s faint nowadays.
A reminder to the manlift riders to get off the belt before they hit their heads on the ceiling. This is the top level of the headhouse, where dust collectors would extract most of the grain bits from the air to reduce risk of explosion.
The left wall is stacked high with wooden crates holding spools. Tags hang on machines describing the last batch of silk the mill ever produced.
“Richard Glumac ’44”. Brick Graffiti Series.
Standing between pockets 1 and 2. You brought hearing protection, right?
Part of the unremodeled hospital, above the Service Building, where employees would stay sometimes.
Many of the higher floors were more or less demolished–usually more. These would have been condos had ‘The Arcade’ project come to fruition. Now there are simply wide open floors punctuated only by pillars and meaningless hallways.
I love this original brick archway, near the narrow gauge shop. Gorgeous!