Far above the areas that were heavily scrapped, I found some old bottles to collect samples of the sour mash whiskey as it made its was from the distillation room to barrel filling.
This sea leg was installed to unload grain boats. It’s pretty much a big bucket elevator that can be moved and lowered into waiting boats.
I am not sure what this machine does, but I have a hunch that it husks and cleans the sugar beets as they come into the plant. It is certainly the biggest single piece of equipment in any of the mills.
Rubber dock boots still sits under the desk in the dock office, near keys to rusted locks and files of fired employees.
Records of ore samples, mostly ruined by the water flowing into the space.
Broken dishes and rotten burlap, mixed with the general trash left behind after the roof collapsed on the poor house.
The porcelain hoops guided the silk threads through the device.