Near the base of the mesa is a modern house, which seems to be a ranch of some sort. What a fantastic spot to live, but for the fact every rainstorm floods the arryos, muddy ditches at the bottom of gullies, making it impossible to travel.
Redlining is the practice of shutting certain races out of neighborhoods, and it is still a big problem today. Such behaviors were a big factor in creating the need for these projects.
A view from the loft in the shipping/receiving building, where the crane operator would step into his cab.
A look down the 1950s foundry building, moments after sunset.
This chair burned in the 2005 arson that gutted this building, which is the oldest on the property.
This building is now being used to grow fish.
A string of vehicles have found death at Packard recently. Usually they are simply driving up ramps and pushed off the rooftops, but this one seemed destined for a worse fate. Found in the far corner of the far building.
A matrix panorama of the brewhouse staircase, post-scrapping. So pretty…
The back of the castle is barely visible through the trees that have grown thick around the walls, making it look so much older.