For reasons unknown, this building’s concrete was designed a little thinly. It reminds me of a Chicago, IL building constructed during WWI when concrete and steel were strictly rationed and many buildings went up with insufficient superstructures. I do not have a build date for this one yet.
“Paint the fence,” they said, but I don’t feel like it… who cares, anyway.
Before it was demolished, there was one good staircase the led to the middle of the dock. Trees grew from it.
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.
Outbuildings near the perimeter fence. Beyond is all ranch land.
The only good shot I have of the top of Battery A, in the upper left. Though it seemed to have been disused before its neighbor it had a lot less growth on it.
Watching the comings and goings of doctors, nurses and new patients was a mainstay of asylum routine; one can find it easy to imagine pale faces pressed against the block glass windows, staring out at the world moving past them.
A sign of where man met machine.
The side of a launcher, with outbuildings in the background. You can see the tracks where the roof would open before launch.