A great lakes freighter slowly passes SK Wheat Pool 4 with ‘The Sleeping Giant’ in the background. Arista 100.
Looking across the ruined skyway that connects the two elevators. I wanted to walk across it, but my exploring parter held me back.
This volume gauge could be read from 30 feet away, which is useful when the control panels and valves are that far away.
A side door on the rear of the castle that let guests out into a small stone courtyard below a tall turret.
The doorframes become more askew every year as the buildings slip downward into the gulch at different rates. This seems to be the part of the mine ruins where transients leave their marks. The graffiti dated back to the 1970s, at least.
The first floor hallway between conference rooms and the diesel lab at the center of the facility
The lower door is where the rocket exhaust would flow into the blast pit during initial launch. The upper doors would vent the rocket so the erector and other equipment in the building would not be (as) damaged.
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!
The coke plant looked more natural through a grimy window.