Prize Mine has been the victim of erosion. Its north wall is pushed in by rockfall and its south side is far from ground level.
Numbers on a pillar counted tank capacity for a removed water container; an unhinged door in an unhinged factory beguiles those looking for an exit.
A few of the stalls in the older section of the roundhouse, the noon sky peeking in.
2013. A perfect summer day meets a beautiful old roundhouse on the edge of town.
Mushroom pillars hold up the dreams of so many, the profits of so few.
Offices above the labs. Note all the air handling equipment. I love the utilitarian design.
The gauges on left of frame are the steam pressure indicators for the various steam-powered components around the ship, like the steering engine and windlass motors. Below the gauges are a case of tiny wooden parts drawers… note the ancient oiling can on the locker near the upper-right corner of the frame.
In most places, it may seem off for there to be a tunnel door on the top floor of a building, but Ford was that kind of place. This door from the steam plant led into a skyway and tunnel that connected to the main assembly floor.
What you see is not a crack in the floor, but a long vine extending ten feet onto the shop floor, as if reaching in to escape the wind and rain.