Two signatures complement this gorgeous hand-painted sign. ‘Bowers’ from 1987 and ‘Normal’ from 1982. The blocking on the letters is still visible!
Some warnings on the older battery which was visibly older than its eastern counterpart. This set of batteries had no railing between the side of the ovens and a long drop onto railroad tracks… I like this picture because it shows the effects of the heat and corrosive gasses on the area around the ovens.
Peeling paint reveals the room numbers of the past.
Somewhere between the grain elevator and the distillery.
Whoever did this: good job. You get it.
I love that the administration building–almost 100 years old now–still carries the original name.
This sign was important when trains ran the length of the elevator.
In the days before a centralized fire alarm system, coded whistle blasts would warn when and where a fire broke out.