Rubber dock boots still sits under the desk in the dock office, near keys to rusted locks and files of fired employees.
Partier graffiti dates to when the caves were last open to the public; probably in the 1990s. This tunnel used to horseshoe between the brewery’s ice chute (left) and basement door (right, backfilled). Note the utility tunnel in the upper-right corner as well as the lighting brackets on the ceiling.
Looking at the casting floor from the roof. In the distance are the copulas where molten metal was poured.
Tucked-into the side of the concentration mill… these machines were meant to crush underground rock into a fine dust for mineral extraction.
Dirty filters for some equipment hang, awaiting a purpose.
A typical building from the expanded starch line.
…when injection molding was the new thing that everyone was experimenting with.
A romance novel left by some worker–lunch break reading–now sits under a grease stick.