One Out in Aluminum Aluminum spools replaced their wooden counterparts, later in the factory’s history. Related Similar Images ...based on the tags: black&white, dirty, favorites, infinity, machinery, spools... A small bunker and blast wall between shell-loading buildings would have provided shelter during disasters, such as tornados, accidental explosions, and perhaps even enemy attacks. My first picture at Nopeming, sometime around 2004. The same year that the county stopped mowing the lawn. Giant paint mixers. The end of the monorail in the nitrating house. The basement of the laboratories is the home of the ore grinder. I’m sure it was noisy. A better view of the belt system that drives all the machinery in the plant. 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. A big sliding fire door opens onto a train dock. A heavy steel rail door to help funnel explosions upward, rather than outward.