A mix of brick and stone construction where the stock house meets the cellars. The caves brought well water to the brewery and drained the refuse away, and the various sewer connections are visible here and tell the story of the company’s expansion above.
Every elevator has sets of these conveyor switches. Grain comes down through the top chute and the bottom chute rotates to move the flow onto various belts around the plant by gravity. The cross belt is another switch and the bridge belt brings the flow to the other half of the elevator.
In the steam plant, steam pipes bundled in canvas and asbestos criss-cross the walls.
The underside of the dock seemed almost like a cathedral to industry with vaulted ceilings.
A high-ceilinged room where kegs would be delivered for cleaning, before they were refilled with fresh booze.
Footprints of houses past; tailings of mines past.
2005. A skyway connecting two Which tube carried the beer? I hope it’s the big one!
I couldn’t help but include this ghost sign for a demolished motel…