Chains connected hooked baskets and lockers to hoist up clothes and helmets when they were above ground. Whether wet with sweat or dry street clothes, the system worked to unclutter lockers and maintain air circulation around subterranean uniforms.
2013. A perfect summer day meets a beautiful old roundhouse on the edge of town.
A sign hanging near the shop office.
In the grungy control room, I found a little slice that was never graffitied.
A simple porcelain fountain in the original brewhouse. The water fountain, no doubt, is not original.
The Clipper was one of the most popular Packards, but its production was cut short by WWII. Had they produced the car instead of Rolls Royce plane engines I imagine there would might be driving a Packard today, rather than a Ford.
Almost all of the doors and windows on the ground floor have been boarded, leaving the ground level very dark.
An auxiliary crane in the corner of the foundry room.