Before it was demolished, there was one good staircase the led to the middle of the dock. Trees grew from it.
What time is it?
Kurth bears a ghost sign. Recently, its main sign was destroyed by graffiti artists in 2015.
Note the large belt pulley in the center of the frame. Follow the axel it’s on and you’ll see several belts still attached to the drive, which was originally steam-driven.
This corner of the building was the coal room, used to feed the two big boilers inside. The steam equipment has been replaced with electric, so this section may not have changed much in the past decades.
Circa-1960s graffiti. Someone got their ass kicked.
Kodak Tri-X 400/Leica M7. The office (first floor), laboratory (second floor) and mill behind it. Everything was clean and pristine.
In the steam plant, steam pipes bundled in canvas and asbestos criss-cross the walls.
A storm passes over BOMARC’s center row of launch buildings. You can clearly see the tracks on which the roof would retract for launch.