Taken several years before the tornado story when the weather, and the condition of the buildings, were nice.
Fall in line, act skinny, watch out for low hanging pipes. Don’t ask me where in the maze this was… 90% of the plant looked like this; vast rooms and catwalks with crisscrossing pipes and valves.
The only door into a large windowless concrete room, probably a storage bin. Kodak Portra 160/Mamiya 6.
This is part of the oldest section of factory, one that hasn’t had a roof in a long time and all usable equipment has been extracted. The machines pictured would spin sliced beets in boiling water… it was a sealed system before someone cut holes on sides of each unit.
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.
Chutes from a hundred machines interconnect to more machines and chutes on a dozen factory floors.
The iron holding up the plaster ceiling is rusted to the point the weight of it is bending it right over.
The first floor hallway between conference rooms and the diesel lab at the center of the facility