The sexiest feature of Kurth is this steel arch over the silos on its south side. The manholes in the floor open to the silos directly, and flimsy grates might catch a hurried worker. Grates were removable so that workers could descend into the concrete tubes, so a few are missing today.
One of the machines left over in the underground magnetic separation plant.
Windows provided the 250-some workers with fresh air and light, and helped to keep flour dust from building up in the air, helping to prevent explosions. Today, machines control air flow better without windows, so they were bricked.
My friends know that redheads are my greatest weakness.
Look at the floor–do you see the hole? That goes down a lonnnnnng ways.
When I see this picture, I imagine that I am an ant exploring a mushroom farm.
Taken in the last few minutes of the day. You can tell by the way that the wall is deteriorating that the windows using to have an arched top!
This roof hasn’t budged under the weight of snow, instead it just filters-through the light onto the floor.
Every timber pillar was numbered for maintenance purposes.