The left wall is stacked high with wooden crates holding spools. Tags hang on machines describing the last batch of silk the mill ever produced.
The engine room.
This is one of the rooms near Shaft 1 that was converted to be a Dry Room, where workers would wash and change between shifts.
Captured bolts for a pressure cooker on an industrial scale.
The end of the new elevator. Line of bird droppings follow the fire sprinkler pipes and wires in the room.
Under the monster and its teeth.
Fly ash, kicked up by downdrafts, rise again up the smokestack that is the signature feature of the plant. It’s a steel top hat.
Note the really old carvings in the mineral-stained sandstone on the walls and ceiling. This little cave was walled-off on one end, making me wonder what the area was for. Lighting is a set of three candles and two LED flashlights and a cigarette.
The city constructed a wall in the early 2000s to discourage visitors. Note the staircase is cut off, too.