There were three main stockhouses, two of which still exist, that are filled with tanks like these in addition to Fermentation. Each tank is the size of the city bus and few are left after the 2008-2009 scrapings.
Stained windows and sheet metal catch the sunset from across the Ohio River.
Sawdust is the most classic of insulation materials.
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…
Platforms and abandoned outbuildings, as seen in 2005.
You can almost make out the concrete chute through the open window. Kodak Portra 160/Mamiya 6.
Note the large belt pulley in the center of the frame. Follow the axel it’s on and you’ll see several belts still attached to the drive, which was originally steam-driven.
One boat comes into port while three wait. The birds, fat from spilled grain, circle overhead. Arista 100.
An unplanned skylight. It’s unclear why some parts of the building had wooden roofing, while others were highly reinforced with brick.