This “pit” would allow workers to crawl below locomotives to service them.
A closeup of a flour chute.
Even without the kettles the Hamm’s brewhouse is beautifully lit, ornamented architecturally and begging for photographers to remember it.
The top floor’s old-fashioned hospital ways were too much to pass without a photo or two… with the paint falling off the walls it was as if the building was shedding its skin in an effort to become rejuvenated or useful.
The skyway’s steel substructure collapsed slightly, crushing part of the dust collectors.
A little catwalk gives access to the most important gauges in the building. Behind them are huge vents and fans. I bet it got steamy in here.
This section of the production floor was constantly dripping. Someone had laid down giant plastic sheeting to attempt to protect the lower floors, but it hasn’t worked.
As if they were planning to move the furniture out of the hospital, it all sits in the main hallway in the ground floor.
The railing were jealous of both the bricks and bits, and chose instead to dissolve like this.