The head distiller could walk out of their office to this balcony and overlook the whole fermentation process in a glance.
When boiling beet juice accidentally spills from the gas-fired tanks two feet away, you better be wearing some of these, or bye-bye legs.
Sluice tables stretch into the darkness.
Looking north from the east portal of the tunnel… a beautiful place. Wilderness. Mamiya 6/Portra 160
Looking out of the elevators. Canada Malting, Vitera A and Vitera B in the background.
Looking toward the Quenching Tower from the coal tower platform.
It’s almost hard to tell whether the colors come from oil in the water or the colorful glass lit up by the Michigan sunset.
Designed by Taylor himself, the spring house was the site of many parties in its day. You can imagine sipping fresh-tapped whiskey here with your Sunday clothes with soft music and the sounds of the river mixing in the background. Note the key-hole-shaped spring hole.
These steam powered pumps were integral to the cooling of the meat packing plant next door.