Old Entrance Shaft A small upper level was accessible via ladder through the hole in this ceiling. Ben for scale. Similar Images ...based on the tags: barrels, black&white, caves, people, ropes, tcdrainer... “Ballistite is a smokeless propellant made from two high explosives, nitrocellulose and nitroglycerine. It was developed and patented by Alfred Nobel in the late 19th century.” -Wikipedia. On the ground floor of the main factory there seems to be only one chair left. Devan setting up his 4×5 camera. This floor of the workhouse had corkscrew conveyors–big augers–in the floor to move material around. Most of the walls that were metal were missing, leaving the concrete structure and open doors. Kodak Tri-X 400, Leica M7. Serious enough to write across the side of the tank, but not serious enough to have a sign made. The end of the new elevator. Line of bird droppings follow the fire sprinkler pipes and wires in the room. Local kids probably call this the ‘Shootin’ Shack’, judging by its war wounds. A storm passes over BOMARC’s center row of launch buildings. You can clearly see the tracks on which the roof would retract for launch. Old parts catalogs litter the floor. The office overlooks empty shelves. Graffiti glue peeling paint in place.