The left building is active, the right building is not, though both were built as Wilson Bros buildings. The skyway was rough, inside and out, but I liked the small gate in the bottom of it–it reminded me of a castle. Skyways like these were a fireproofing measure.
I like this picture because it shows some of the only unbroken windows at Packard.
Water at the bottom of the silo was perfectly clear.
These concrete blocks were formed to be solid mounts for machinery. All the metal was scrapped in the late 1990s, leaving these modern ruins. Seagulls love them.
This gives you a sense for what it looks like to stand on the roof of the main production building at sunset.
Here you can see the end of the scrapping phase in 2011.
The bottom of the tailings boom is rotten. In days when the dredge, floated, gangways connected it to shore, it seemed. You can see the size of the pontoons under the boat here.
The fresh snow makes the whole complex look a lot cleaner than it actually is.
A poor panorama showing where the turntable used to be for the roundhouse.