I like to think of this as the hardware abstraction layer. It’s one of many subassembly monorail conveyors that dipped onto the factory floor to deliver assembled subsections where they needed to be on the main assembly floor below.
Inside a launch building you can see how the roof would split in the middle to allow the rocket to be raised into launch position.
Copper poured from this furnace and was cast by the autocaster on the right into billets.
This machine was last overhauled in February 1955, and last turned out Crepe silk, probably dress material.
I believe this is the push car, meaning it would push the charge in the oven out the opposite side into the train car.
The aerial tram at the Mayflower Mill gives a sense of what the Gold Prince Mill in Animas Forks once looked like. Trams connected the mill to the mines around it without the need to negotiate trees, rivers, and rough terrain.
Some guerilla art for passing drivers on I-94 East to enjoy. Artist unknown.
Steam pipes squirm around the stacks.
It’s a straight view from the projection booth to the stage, but hell of a walk. At a fast pace, I think it would take 10 minutes to walk from this spot to the chair. Behind the curtains is a big white screen, so the theatre could be used for either stagework or moving pictures. The two projectors are set up for 3D movies right now–hence the little switch below the window–a Polaroid 3D synchronizer. Cool, huh?