Aluminum spools replaced their wooden counterparts, later in the factory’s history.
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.
This load of lime seems to have been left right where it was loaded.
Outbuildings near the perimeter fence. Beyond is all ranch land.
Frontier Gas is a former (?) gas station chain. Chain O’ mines reused a scrapped sign to mark their mill. Under the paint you can barely make out: GLORY HOLE GOLD MILL.
This section retains water and is mostly shaded, so moss has found a way to live in the concrete.
The belts on these mills have long ben missing.
A jankey ladder leads to a platform over a wooden tank. Here’s hoping my usage contributes to jankey being accepted into the dictionary! Thanks, lexicographers.
Looking into the half-demolished, half-dismantled conveyor for the sea leg.