A series of interconnected offices that look like they hadn’t been painted in 40 years.
A brewmaster’s desk leans beside a long-disused stainless steel kettle. The staircase above goes to another level of kettles, which are visibly older.
This is one of the biggest warps I’ve ever found in a wooden factory floor hasn’t broken yet. When you stand on it, it make a very loud popping sound as the boards shift. The poster on the pillar near the left side of the frame advertises recreational boating, presumably to the factory workers who left this floor in the early 1980s.
Note the wood and rubber wheels on this powder cart.
There are a few campers parked in the abandoned buildings around the NAD. I am guessing that they were once a more secure place to store such things OR they have always been wide open, and this was a quick and free way to dump unwanted toys.
This is the crane that would be used to lower extra-heavy bits of copper ore into the fire of the furnace.
An automatically closing door, in case of fire or flood in the engine compartment.
It’s pretty unusual to find a fireplace like this in the midst of a factory.
Looking toward the power station at the edge of the explosives plant.