We know what the ladies’ favorite treats were! Found holding parts on a repair cart.
A little sheet metal box somehow made it back home.
When the factory’s production line was up for auction, many parts were removed, crated and labeled with big painted numbers to ease their removal by buyers. Not everything sold, however, so not one dark corner of the factory seems without a pile of dislocated industrial junk.
An 80s-era company crate, as found in a forgotten store room.
I would wager that National Mine became the dumping ground for Chain O’ Mines as the company began to fail.
I love these heavy rolling doors in the old tobacco processing building.
The back of one of the former tractor factories.
One of the many small treasures hiding in the mill…
2006. A section of the third floor that has changed a lot over the years. Compare to 2015 shot.