The wrought iron staircase for what was the Consumer’s Brewery Brew House, as indicated by very fine cast landings with the company logo. The staircase is in bad condition; someone had run a forklift or something similar into the bottom in addition to copious vandalism and water damage. Holes in the floor, like in the upper-right corner indicate where stainless steel kettles used to be before they were scrapped.
At noon, the lower skylights around the shops glow yellow-green, thanks to the flora blooming on the roof above.
The depot of Ringling is a very lonely looking building and there are many holes in its roof. There are no signs on it whatsoever.
Construction in 2014 reveals a lost stone sign.
A high-ceilinged room where kegs would be delivered for cleaning, before they were refilled with fresh booze.
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.
Daisy Mill could accept shipments from water, rail, and truck at one time. Now everything comes and goes by rail.
The first step of the filtering process is being spun through this tube.
These tubes would bring cement to the top of the plant for storage in the silos.