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.
An emergency slide to help workers evacuate the blending house in an emergency.
Parking strictly forbidden. A sign in front of Cheratte’s former truck shops.
The machine stood the Atlas missile up vertically over the blast pit, launching position, once the roof opened.
The right-pointing crank adjusts the rollers inside of the mill. How fine do you want your flour?
Because there’s no Port-a-John underground.
The laundry building, where many of the tunnels came to an end. It looks very East Coast industrial to me.
The workshop and parts room was full of light and meticulously sorted bolts, nuts, washers, gaskets, and all sorts of specialty hardware.
The iconic outline of a prairie sentinel. Quintessential rural industrial architecture.