Depending on the position of the valve, flour could be routed from the filtering process back into a mill.
I am not sure what this machine does, but I have a hunch that it husks and cleans the sugar beets as they come into the plant. It is certainly the biggest single piece of equipment in any of the mills.
There isn’t an unbroken window in the entire historic complex as of 2013.
One of the early automated painting booths in the paint plant line.
The view from the larry, looking out at the overgrowing coke oven top. Papers listed the order of the charges for each oven, noting the sticky doors and persistent leaks. Emergency respirators and rescue gear was stored close, as long exposure to emissions from the rusty hatches could make worker pass out on the top of the ovens.
This is an example of the equipment that was originally manufactured at Barcol.