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.
I don’t think we’re anywhere near maximum pressure anymore.
Go on and jump in, if you want, there’s even a ladder to climb out.
Judging by the bed, this room was used by employees in its later years.
A bedroom, from the basement. The Dog Days are Over.
In its last years, the church had a congregation of only about 100. It opened with 1.700…
The side of the maintenance shops, still home to several disassembled electric carts.
One of my favorite signs, informing workers about to descend into the open-top grain bins about basic procedures. This was in ADM-Annex 1 (connected to the cleaning house via skyway), so it will never be seen again, unless the sign lands luckily when the elevator is demolished.
Although it’s difficult to spot at first, there is a traveling mini crane down the way about the three windows. This was installed to service all of the fabrication machines that would be in this section.