Gold, which has a relatively high mass, would drop through the slats of the sluice boxes as the water flowed over them. Around the dredge were a half dozen radiator pipes to keep the water flowing through the machines.
A view of the government presses, with pages of law across the floor covered in footprints.
Dust explosions were a real risk for grain mills. These funnels helped to filter the air in the mill.
This is a typical view of the factory; most of it was long hallways flanked by piles of equipment and access points to maintain them.
The BOMARC launch buildings are spaced on a large concrete pad that looks like a parking lot. Out of view are underground pipes for fueling and cooling the rocket motors.
Without a roof, the bricks were being washed away in the later years of the roundhouse.
On the Turbine Room floor, one old steam pump still remains, ready to pressurize steam pipes with the hot stuff throughout the car shops and boilers.
The gulls wait to eat the next load of spilled grain. Arista 100.
This is part of the oldest section of factory, one that hasn’t had a roof in a long time and all usable equipment has been extracted. The machines pictured would spin sliced beets in boiling water… it was a sealed system before someone cut holes on sides of each unit.
From factory to skate park to restaurant. This is in the skate park stage. The buildings to the right are demolished now, and in their place are hockey rinks.