The metallic arms of the missile erector, which would stand rockets over the blast pit in the launch position. Medium Format film–cheap but excellent Fomapan 100 in a Pentax 67.
Workers would undoubtedly prefer to use the belt manlift on the right.
This is the crane that would be used to lower extra-heavy bits of copper ore into the fire of the furnace.
The roof had structures bigger than most buildings in South Bend.
Because painted signs would not hold up in this spot–in between four ovens that were literally hot enough to melt steel inside. Solution: Cut the pipe labels into the sheet metal. Seems to have worked.
The former BESCO building in the last light of day.
Looking toward the old power house, right below one of its arteries.
Looking into the main workhouse from the skyway into the annex elevator. But who care? Look at the colors!