Blast Door II One of the many blast doors. Note the plunger to seal off the airflow in the event of an attack or accidental explosion. Similar Images ...based on the tags: blast-doors, green, grimy, rusty, steel... When I moved from the roof back into the upper floors of the distillery, the plants growing out of the masonry caught my eye. It’s 60 feet up, but looks like it could be an old wall. A closeup inside the mill’s power room. The basement of the laboratories is the home of the ore grinder. I’m sure it was noisy. The factory was utterly vertical. A dead belt-o-vator. This crane could reach any part of the power station floor. An emergency slide to help workers evacuate the blending house in an emergency. Sour mash had to be fermented before being used for whiskey making. Nearly all bourbon uses it. This is the crane that would be used to lower extra-heavy bits of copper ore into the fire of the furnace.