Note the really old carvings in the mineral-stained sandstone on the walls and ceiling. This little cave was walled-off on one end, making me wonder what the area was for. Lighting is a set of three candles and two LED flashlights and a cigarette.
A sign facing the city on an exterior wall–a sort of motivational poster.
An auxiliary crane in the corner of the foundry room.
A natural stone floor in Brewery Creek’s upper path has been worn smooth.
Like many mill-style buildings of the time, the Twohy’s loading doors (in this case, the delivery wagon doors) opened to an elevator shaft. This design cut down on loading time, as long as the elevator was operational. Of course, if it was otherwise occupied, there could be no traffic through the exterior doors!
In most places, it may seem off for there to be a tunnel door on the top floor of a building, but Ford was that kind of place. This door from the steam plant led into a skyway and tunnel that connected to the main assembly floor.
Inside the MLK High School chemistry laboratory.
Note the pit is filled in here.
I wonder what this guy is thinking, walking through the complex.
Hand-shooting 4×5 underground. Must be Kate Hunter.