End of the paint line. After reading Father Action’s excellent-as-always writeup about his adventures here, I was pretty cautious around big spinning alarms. (See http://www.actionsquad.org/fordII1.html)
The powerplant and its dedicated water tower supplied steam for heating and mechanical work.
Aluminum spools replaced their wooden counterparts, later in the factory’s history.
The metallic arms of the missile erector, which would stand rockets over the blast pit in the launch position. Medium Format film–cheap but excellent Fomapan 100 in a Pentax 67.
The pockmarked concrete sign of Substation #2 over the control room that faces the highway.
A closeup inside the mill’s power room.
This is an example of the equipment that was originally manufactured at Barcol.
Looking from abandoned to active. The end of Dock 6 often has a crane and some shacks on it, as the chutes aren’t used anymore. Instead, conveyors are installed on the land-side of the dock that fill docked vessels, making the end of the dock little more than a breakwater and a place to park repair and recovery equipment.
The batch tag specifies some of the technical properties of the silk worked here.
The lime room was in rough shape, but its colors and textures were like raw gold and oxidized copper.