A bumper sticker with the usual tagline. Note the detail on the radiator!
The last wooden school chair survives—almost intact—by being jammed between a pipe and the ceiling of the boiler room.
A string of vehicles have found death at Packard recently. Usually they are simply driving up ramps and pushed off the rooftops, but this one seemed destined for a worse fate. Found in the far corner of the far building.
A screened water wheel, presumably for rotating the dredge once it lowered its “foot” to pivot in place.
The old mill (right) and power plant (left) with the new mill behind them.
2005. A skyway connecting two Which tube carried the beer? I hope it’s the big one!
The white mark allowed for a manual RPM check on this big steel flywheel on the ground floor. Note how dark the bottom level of the mills is—that’s because all of the equipment is blocking out the light.
Shadows of the timberwork and cribbing are cast across cracked lake ice. My footprints follow cat tracks.
My favorite shot of the 17-story Art Deco office tower attached to the train station.