When the building switched souls from booze to bread, these contraptions were mounted across the brewhouse floors… they’re not for hops, either.
Roughly below the parking lot for the Rose Garden.
On the second floor of the kettle building where corn mash was boiled, holes where tanks once sat were everywhere.
The UP gets a lot of snow, making exploring its old mines a special challenge in the winter. The snow is more than 6 feet deep in this picture, and firm enough to walk on.
The generator hall of the last power station, as seen from the gantryway.
One of the many exposed steam tunnels, unearthed by erosion and broken into by farm tractors and bored kids.
The hiking around Central City is beautiful and full of history. Just get a proper topo map!
The the left, the nitrating line in War City. To the right, War City’s sole suburb, Charlestown, IN.
After crushing, these machines would float lighter material to the surface of the water, where it would be skimmed and discarded. Gold and silver laden stone would sink to the bottom, where it was collected for the next stage of processing. Leica/Summilux 35/Ektar 100