The water tower no doubt made good scrap after it hit the ground.
The only good shot I have of the top of Battery A, in the upper left. Though it seemed to have been disused before its neighbor it had a lot less growth on it.
To the right is the spiral staircase. This building had a definite “floor problem”.
Fake Fact: The term ‘stovetop hat’ was coined by Island Station’s architect while trying to explain why he wanted to put the steel chimney on the station. ‘Live Here’ was part of the advertising when the building was host to artist lofts. They weren’t kidding.
Local kids probably call this the ‘Shootin’ Shack’, judging by its war wounds.
A rooftop scene.
There are so many pipes i the factory–I wonder how many people knew where they all went, in the days these machines operated at capacity.
An alarm panel in the powerpplant, now demolished.
Two steel hoppers supported by counterweights and springs, which were used to weigh incoming grain loads before being deposited in the silos beneath this floor. Garner is another way to say “big measuring tank”, if you were wondering. I fell in love with all the tubes and chutes on this floor.