Standing where the Standard Oil’s boiler used to sit; the coal room is on the right, and would have been filled from trackside.
The substation has definite structural issues. Pictured is the sidewalk that connected the plant to the company housing.
A small wood-paneled office for the on-duty keeper to use.
The women of the hospital made clothes for the other patients.
You can tell from the marks on the wall that there used to be pipes running the length of this square hallway, which connected a loading dock with explosive mixers.
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.
A steel powder keg serves as a door prop on the static-proof wood core floor. Note the ‘XXX’ marking to the left of the double door.
Taken several years before the tornado story when the weather, and the condition of the buildings, were nice.