A storm passes over BOMARC’s center row of launch buildings. You can clearly see the tracks on which the roof would retract for launch.
The water tower no doubt made good scrap after it hit the ground.
Bayard Sugar Mill, as seen from the old power plant
The rumors were true. Success is sweet.
Looking at the engine house (left) from atop the stoves.
This floor of the workhouse had corkscrew conveyors–big augers–in the floor to move material around. Most of the walls that were metal were missing, leaving the concrete structure and open doors.
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.
While the last of the Studebaker production buildings were being demolished, I visited again. Here’s a shot taken shortly after the demolition crew left for the day.
Timbers overlap where mine cars plunged, a strange wooden fence traced the center of the beams.