Empty spools, thousands of them, were around the mill.
The generator room was state of the art when it was installed, allowing the complex to use motors and electric lighting ahead of its competitors.
Jet Lowe is my inspiration.
This machine was last overhauled in February 1955, and last turned out Crepe silk, probably dress material.
Halfway up the coal conveyor, covered in coal dust… black streaks of snot. Starting to get good.
Someone had helped themselves to one of the safety posters before my visit.
The largest extant structure when I visited.
I like to think of this as the hardware abstraction layer. It’s one of many subassembly monorail conveyors that dipped onto the factory floor to deliver assembled subsections where they needed to be on the main assembly floor below.
Outbuildings near the perimeter fence. Beyond is all ranch land.