Many outdoor areas of the plant have become unofficial city dumps. The skeleton doesn’t care.
A sign on the corner of a laboratory remembers.
One of the only extant assembly line tracks in the body painting department. No photographer leaves Fisher 21 without capturing some version of this spot; hope you like mine.
Some warnings on the older battery which was visibly older than its eastern counterpart. This set of batteries had no railing between the side of the ovens and a long drop onto railroad tracks… I like this picture because it shows the effects of the heat and corrosive gasses on the area around the ovens.
I like the fading stencil paint.
Funny how sensitive modern English speakers have become to gendered language. I doubt the workers here–almost all female–were offended by this posting for ‘Workmen’s Compensation’.
Can you imagine workers in a food plant smoking on the job today?
Old conveyor belts are draped over the sides of the ore chutes to cut down on the noise and wear of the dumping trains.
Kansas is known for tornados. Think ‘Wizard of Oz’. That, considered with the fact that the workers were surrounded by bombs and bomb making materials called for lots of earthen shelters, just in case.