The upper sections of Brewery Creek have stone floors and brick ceilings. It’s beautiful–for a sewer.
In the grungy control room, I found a little slice that was never graffitied.
The spiral staircase ends in the basement, where two oil tanks (for the lantern) and a freshwater tank (for the Keeper) were stored. The basement consists of two long arched vaults like this.
This photo illustrates how vertical the complex is.
One of my favorite visual feature of grain elevators, especially big ones, is how they repeat.
A colorful boiler is a happy boiler! RotoGrate systems remove ashes from the boiler firebox by revolving the bottom of the system to let the fly ash drop into a hopper. This greatly increases boiler efficiency.
Taken at a junction in the tube world.
The last batch of molded metal stuck in the chute, this metallurgical furnace was falling apart brick by disintegrating brick b the time I got to it. On the upper floors there is a sophisticated network of vents and chimneys to make these little furnaces as hot as possible.
A calendar and comic strip decorate the current pattern shelf in the building which was a coffin factory.