The neon lighthouse, seen from the top of one of the silos.
On the left is the broken glass room that contains the controls for the cable spool, now gone, that sat in the metal shell on the right. The stairs led down to the hoisting engine itself. You can make out the slits where the cable ran up to the headframe tower through the gaping archway.
Watching the sun set behind downtown Detroit is my favorite memory from the building.
You can see almost ever level of the factory from this spot.
The newer train barn for the SK Pool 4 complex has a car tipper that would clamp and turn the grain cars to dump them into hoppers. FP-100c.
The roof had structures bigger than most buildings in South Bend.
Heavy wood doors for keeping people in.
Police tape marks were kids got hurt in the past… probably from falling from the unstable catwalk above.
To get more light into the wards, the building was narrow and had angular rooms, often staff space, perpendicular to the main hallway.