Holes were cut into the floor to extract equipment from the basements. it was interesting to see the I-beams extending through all the levels of Studebaker.
The end of the new elevator. Line of bird droppings follow the fire sprinkler pipes and wires in the room.
A lime auger and massive feet of the lime hopper.
Sarah below Cascade Park. This space was destroyed when the park flooded.
The grain-centric buildings had automatic fire doors.
The neon lighthouse, seen from the top of one of the silos.
Pillars painted red indicated firefighting supplies. Fire was a very common enemy of early rail facilities, and many roundhouses burned down because of a combination of dry wood, hot, fire-breathing machinery and countless oil-saturated surfaces.
The ice reflects the blue sky on the rust. The sunset blasts through the concrete pillars holding it all up.