Between the ice chute and the back of the north section of the cellars, a little pillar shows where a room used to be. The ceiling’s disintegration has since filled the space, which seems to be the last point of expansion in the cave–this was last carved in the mid-1840s.
Part of the decommissioned plant was used by the Air Force for virtual bombing runs. This is the guard shack for the radar station.
Part of the grain dust venting system, dislodged from its place above the dumping hatches under the grain cribs.
The quenching water was reused over and over.
Kate in the Atlas E, which is essentially a buried Atlas D. Above is the protective steel blast door.
Although it’s difficult to spot at first, there is a traveling mini crane down the way about the three windows. This was installed to service all of the fabrication machines that would be in this section.
As photographed from a cement piling for Slip #3 poured in 1935, disconnected from land by erosion. How do I know the date? A pair of steamship engineers carved their initials and ranks into the wet cement!
On the other side of the hole through this wall was a printout with the Kool Aid Man on it.