The newer tunnels were fitted with these fluorescent lights, although some skylights (block glass embedded in skywalks) let in some natural light during the day.
This sea leg was installed to unload grain boats. It’s pretty much a big bucket elevator that can be moved and lowered into waiting boats.
The two antennae are retracted–the position they would be in if the base was under attack.
It’s a small world… look at it.
I tried to hide the graffiti from my photos, but sometimes it wasn’t possible.
The metallic arms of the missile erector, which would stand rockets over the blast pit in the launch position. Medium Format film–cheap but excellent Fomapan 100 in a Pentax 67.
I am not sure what this machine does, but I have a hunch that it husks and cleans the sugar beets as they come into the plant. It is certainly the biggest single piece of equipment in any of the mills.
Looking between the asbestos house and mineral (lime) house.
Looking out across the elevator row from Portland Huron’s roof. Don’t you love the color of the sky?