“Man has set for himself the goal of conquering the world but in the processes loses his soul.” Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, Russian writer and historian.
A long exposure of the launch pad and its dedicated guard shack. In the middle of the base is a tall antenna which was part of the MARS program during the Gulf War. The MARS program helped connect calls between deployed soldiers and their families.
The mine was built with stone, wood, and steel. It’s in good condition.
Workers in the basement tunnels had to communicate with the workhouse operators 100 feet above and vice versa. Alarms and bells were installed to signal trouble over the sound of the elevator machinery.
Where staff could sleep.
Work never done.
A few of the stalls in the older section of the roundhouse, the noon sky peeking in.
Chester Creek, where it was forced to dip below the circa-1970s I-35 tunnels.