The BOMARC launch buildings are spaced on a large concrete pad that looks like a parking lot. Out of view are underground pipes for fueling and cooling the rocket motors.
The new concrete workhouse, as seen through chickenwire.
This is how the warehouse looks today.
Often the quickest way to move between buildings was to take the roof. The inside of the complex was so maze-like, I don’t know how I would have found my way around.
In the steam plant, steam pipes bundled in canvas and asbestos criss-cross the walls.
This is part of the oldest section of factory, one that hasn’t had a roof in a long time and all usable equipment has been extracted. The machines pictured would spin sliced beets in boiling water… it was a sealed system before someone cut holes on sides of each unit.
This old Jetta did more offroading than your average lifted tinted loud-exhaust pickup.
…out of our depth.
The skyway’s steel substructure collapsed slightly, crushing part of the dust collectors.