Flywheel Room The engine room. Related Similar Images ...based on the tags: barrels, dirty, flywheels, machinery, pipes, skylights, staircases, windows... A caustic tank in one of the unremodeled brewhouse backrooms. Much of the milling equipment predated the mill itself, so I would not be surprised if this particular machine really dates to 1860. Although the caves deviated little in their year-round temperature, it was common to use blocks of ice to cool beer immediately before shipment. This is the ruins of the ice chute. In the Lime House, the sunset picked-up the last light of day to make this image. Lime is used in the beet sugar refinement process to reduce the acidity of the beet juice mixture. In some places in the mine shops, you can still make out narrow gauge track in the floors. Looking through the hole where a glass pane once was at the Columbus Mine ruins, just south of Animas Forks. It was quiet when I took the picture, but for the gurgle of the nearby Animas River. The world’s biggest paper machine was installed here about a century before this photo was taken. The orange in the windows is the brick building across the street–the new part of the plant. Tarpaper telling time- Wood wittling weather- Rust rot ruins. Too big to be scrapped, to simple to be auctioned. It waited for the demo crews and demo cranes to arrive.