Negative twenty looks much warmer in retrospect, wouldn’t you say? Taken through the window of a gantry crane cab.
On the Turbine Room floor, one old steam pump still remains, ready to pressurize steam pipes with the hot stuff throughout the car shops and boilers.
The old boilers of the steam plant have been mostly gutted to remove loose asbestos.
I’ll remember the neon glow fondly.
Part of the Laundry Building with an ugly archway between rooms. Note that even this building had a nurse’s station with shatterproof windows. Laundry was done by supervised patients as part of their Occupational Therapy and the staff took no chances.
I like this picture because it shows some of the only unbroken windows at Packard.
The steel sea leg is so heavy it requires a huge counterweight that travels the height of the elevator.
This room’s trim was unlike the others. Perhaps it was for a live in supervisor.
The pockmarked concrete sign of Substation #2 over the control room that faces the highway.