The world’s biggest paper machine was installed here about a century before this photo was taken. The orange in the windows is the brick building across the street–the new part of the plant.
Transfer Elevator, Built 1916
This building would store and maintain warheads. It was right next to the launch pad, but the two were separated by a high mound.
Note the wood and rubber wheels on this powder cart.
Algae grows where water flows/From the sawtooth roof/To the mines below/The sun climbs high/But is in no one’s eyes/A wall alone crumbles/It was no suprise
The building on the right was where parts not assembled onto vehicles would be set in crates for shipment.
It’s almost hard to tell whether the colors come from oil in the water or the colorful glass lit up by the Michigan sunset.
This picture is lit by a direct lightning strike of the building. It’s impossible to describe the feeling of being in this giant open building the moment it channeled an electric explosion into the earth.
Looking up at the most conspicuous graffiti in the city on ADM #4.