The concrete walls, heavy steel blast doors, and plastic roof tell me that this was one of the shell loading buildings.
Looking at the rear of the mill, through dead vines and barbed wire.
Standing atop the dust collector, the factory breaks down into diverging patterns, processes.
A small bunker and blast wall between shell-loading buildings would have provided shelter during disasters, such as tornados, accidental explosions, and perhaps even enemy attacks.
ZC was sure proud of his castle!
An exit from the concourse.
A stencil instructs the first and third shifts to ask security for access. Security was out during all my visits, except one mishap where a strung-out local chased me with a truck. Having spent a decade exploring the U.P., I was not caught off guard.
Workers would undoubtedly prefer to use the belt manlift on the right.
A side view showing the extreme structural damage to what I believe is the Masonic Cottage. I honestly cannot unravel how some of this was done, unless the local armory is missing a 4″ canon and some cartridge shot.