Halfway up the coal conveyor, covered in coal dust… black streaks of snot. Starting to get good.
Between the Old Crow and Old Taylor bonded warehouses are some of the fouled barrels, now the only ones left, which were left to rot in the elements. Nearby in a loading bay that has obviously been disused longer than the rest of the property, terra cotta roofing waits in crates.
In the corner of most of the factory floors, freight elevators flanked restrooms to leave more central space for machines and their masters.
Almost all of the doors and windows on the ground floor have been boarded, leaving the ground level very dark.
Wood brick floors reduced noise and vibration, making the work environment safer and keeping the superstructure intact. Too bad people like to pile these up and set them on fire on the weekends. With 3.5 million sqft, though, it’s not exactly running out…
2005. A skyway connecting two Which tube carried the beer? I hope it’s the big one!
Between the catwalks of Furnace 6, the molted ore would flow through the chute.
I like this picture because it shows some of the only unbroken windows at Packard.
Solvent pumping buildings, designed to explode upwards rather than outwards in an emergency, are forgotten near the milkweed.