Taken several years before the tornado story when the weather, and the condition of the buildings, were nice.
These houses were built for the use of the lighthouse keepers in 1913 (left) and 1916 (right). The second house was added when the entry added a fourth light and required a second rotation. Today, there are no unbroken windows in either building.
The playground used to be near the school which is now in ruins.
“Crunch, crunch, crunch,” said the ground. “I know,” I replied.
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 train loading tower (left), and elevators. Check out that giant flagpole/lightning rod.