Solvent pumping buildings, designed to explode upwards rather than outwards in an emergency, are forgotten near the milkweed.
This heavy door opens directly into the missile vault and was used to load and unload the missile erector.
I’ve written it before, but I like observing the way buildings change in terms of new windows, bricked up doors, and so on, and thinking of how their forms change to reflect the work inside of them.
I wish I had the equipment then that I have now… I look back at these 10-year-old pictures and can’t ignore all the grain.
As my friend Jonathan would say, “on a human scale.”
The arches of the Twohy building, before some of the signs and sills were painted in 2015.
Beautiful details in the plaster moulding have been preserved by the sheer height of this room between the cathedral and auditorium.
A side view showing the extreme structural damage to what I believe is the Masonic Cottage. I honestly cannot unravel how some of this was done, unless the local armory is missing a 4″ canon and some cartridge shot.
Catwalk crating, welded over the yard crane operator cab’s windows.