Can you imagine workers in a food plant smoking on the job today?
One of the old cooperage buildings is largely unchanged from when it was built. The raised section of the building houses a crane.
The holes were for men to poke reluctant ore with long poles, with the hope that a lucky jab would let the load slide down into the boat below. Now they’re just traps.
Under the monster and its teeth.
A small machine shop level.
A sharp turn in the coatings department twists the steel out of sight.
“Against the blue sky, its rusting central silos look like rising smoke meeting the last minutes of a sunset. These give way to a corrugated night sky of blue gray, punched-through with staggered four-pane windows, all glassless.”
Strange graffiti in a side room. Someone was having fun…
Holes were cut into the floor to extract equipment from the basements. it was interesting to see the I-beams extending through all the levels of Studebaker.