This heavy door opens directly into the missile vault and was used to load and unload the missile erector.
A broken signal light that would indicate to incoming engineers and brakemen the status of the dock deck. The streetlight-style lighting is a retrofit; originally the top of the dock would be lit by strings of lights suspended by towers on each side of the deck… a poor system according to the workers at Allouez who had the same lights.
Note the severed skyway–that led to a set of grain elevators that have since been demolished.
I wonder what this guy is thinking, walking through the complex.
One of my favorite photos of the ADM-Delmar #1 skyway, when it stood. Taken at sunset, with the reflection of the overcast sky in the remaining windows.
Part of the 1917 mill that had a little bit of roof left over it–most of this building was open to the sky. The birds loved it, but everything metal was quickly becoming too unstable to walk on.
“To make a prairie it takes a clover and one bee, One clover, and a bee, And revery. The revery alone will do, If bees are few.” ― Emily Dickinson
Wyoming has Montana’s ‘big sky’ reputation truly challenged.
Looking at the top of the Washburn Crosby elevator from a mirrored window in the Guthrie Theater.