In the corner of most of the factory floors, freight elevators flanked restrooms to leave more central space for machines and their masters.
The nitrating house was a chemically dangerous place, so it had thick metal and concrete shield for every station right next to an emergency shower.
Zug Island is a US Steel plant just south of Detroit, and it really lights up the skyline.
Why the elevator cars were removed or who removed them is unclear to me, but I do hope they still exist somewhere outside of a Honda frame. Judging from the decorations heaped on the doors and their frames, the cars themselves must have been beautiful.
This little curled yellow thing is one of the last hints that this adobe building was lived in.
The factory’s first aid room and laboratory. Sure makes me wonder how safe the lab was!
An insurance office.
I was invited to watch the 4th of July fireworks atop the Kurth tower before the current owners bought the property. Every one of the 12 frames has dozens of fireworks–just look closely. The main display is from the Stone Arch Bridge, of course.
This side of the mill, which abuts the Great Miami River, is much older than the other side of B Street. You can tell it went through many revisions.