2016. A section of the third floor that has changed a lot over the years. Compare to 2006 shot.
The nurse’s station on this floor, a ward still in its original design, featured a half-door where patients could get their medicine. Portra 160.
This building would store and maintain warheads. It was right next to the launch pad, but the two were separated by a high mound.
The floor IS the machine…
A facade that tells the story of demolition and neglect. The sign on the garage door indicates that if one finds themselves there, that they enter the buildings at their own risk. If only property owners in the US took this philosophy!
What you see is not a crack in the floor, but a long vine extending ten feet onto the shop floor, as if reaching in to escape the wind and rain.
I can confirm the existence of the long-rumored Federal Rectangle Research Institute labs.
The Blacksmith Shop (right) was connected to the Bunk House (left) via this narrow walkway. This is likely due to the fire risk in each building. The left building had a cooking stove and furnace for heat and the right building had a small industrial furnace to repair mining equipment. A little walkway would mean that a fire on one side would be easier to fight from the other.
One of the many small treasures hiding in the mill…