Chester Creek, where it was forced to dip below the circa-1970s I-35 tunnels.
This is an elevator to move mine car loads of sand to the surface for cleaning and eventually glass production. Below is a flooded equipment vault. In front and behind is a loop through the larger tunnels in the mine. The horizontal braces supported electric cables for the mine carts.
The office for the maintenance shop was sound-insulated and ventilated.
Without proper pressure, the steering engine was ineffective.
The only thing that signals that this was an office building, rather than another production floor, is the small amount of wood paneling that remains.
The layout of the bins in an elevator office.
A string of vehicles have found death at Packard recently. Usually they are simply driving up ramps and pushed off the rooftops, but this one seemed destined for a worse fate. Found in the far corner of the far building.
When the Mitchell project is complete, I’ll miss the textures on the face of the boiler.
The moon highlights the contrails over the engine house in the middle of the night. Foreground light painted.