Looking down into the lunch building of an Atlas D, near the motors for the retractable roof. In this design, the roof separates to allow the missile to be erected into launch position.
This dock goes between loading bays (see glass brick walls) and the railroad.
When the dock across the slip loads, the lighting below the otherwise dark ‘5’ can get a little wild.
S&X seen in the background through the fog.
Blue plastic siding filters the summer sun, giving the otherwise reddish-brown interior a splash of color.
On the top floor of the former casket building is the finishing line for the coating section; on this section the final spray of plastic would hit the wood before a small furnace would seal the plastic permanently to the surface, making it more resilient, I assume.
A control panel that was mothballed, anticipating a time when the plant may be reactivated.
This is my favorite wallpaper in the whole hotel.
I’ve been in a lot of different mines. Some on tours, some not. If you pass through Howardsville, Colorado without going on the Old Hundred Mine Tour, you’re missing out. This is what Santiago Tunnel looked like in the 1940s when it was near the end of its life.