In the back of the warehouse is the old incinerator, probably used to destroy kegs that could not be reused.
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.
A screened water wheel, presumably for rotating the dredge once it lowered its “foot” to pivot in place.
Patented in 1965 and produced by Specialized Mass Markets. User would insert token and use a rotary-phone-style dial to enter their token number. The machine would tally the numbers and indicate winners depending on the sum of said numbers. See USPTO US3455557.
The entry point for the painting shed on the top floor. Cars would have a few feet in between them before they entered. Separate sheds would prime and add color.
These steam powered pumps were integral to the cooling of the meat packing plant next door.
On the second floor of the former casket plant, which was retrofitted with a conveyor system to coat finished products.
The old way to get to the elevator from the mill.
A series of interconnected offices that look like they hadn’t been painted in 40 years.