An abandoned gatehouse bearing the name of the former factory.
Empty equipment racks behind a missile launcher.
“GREETING FROM BEAUTIFUL GARY–WISH YOU WERE HERE!” My postcard shot.
These concrete blocks were formed to be solid mounts for machinery. All the metal was scrapped in the late 1990s, leaving these modern ruins. Seagulls love them.
The floor IS the machine…
The missiles were stored without fuel, to help prevent mishaps. This is the fuel pumping building and one of the tanks.
Chains connected hooked baskets and lockers to hoist up clothes and helmets when they were above ground. Whether wet with sweat or dry street clothes, the system worked to unclutter lockers and maintain air circulation around subterranean uniforms.
Raab strolling where the coal and ore would be dumped by trains that traveled along the top of the concrete pilings.
Looking through the washer that is the first stop for the dredgings.