The old movie theatre sign was sitting right inside the sealed front doors.
My friends know that redheads are my greatest weakness.
The rust garden’s brick centerpiece contrasts the muted winter Kentucky palette.
During the Cold War, the Air Force used the radar station to train bombardiers in radar-guided ordinance.
The Blacksmith Shop (right) was connected to the Bunk House (left) via this narrow walkway. This is likely due to the fire risk in each building. The left building had a cooking stove and furnace for heat and the right building had a small industrial furnace to repair mining equipment. A little walkway would mean that a fire on one side would be easier to fight from the other.
Standing where the Final Assembly Building used to hum and staring across the former site of the Sheet Metal and Spring buildings. Today, of course, the Foundry is gone as well, so you’d be looking across Prairie Ave.
Windows provided the 250-some workers with fresh air and light, and helped to keep flour dust from building up in the air, helping to prevent explosions. Today, machines control air flow better without windows, so they were bricked.
Looking at the casting floor from the roof. In the distance are the copulas where molten metal was poured.