From an unsteady perch atop the blast furnace, the morning light began to leach into the complex below.
This machine was last overhauled in February 1955, and last turned out Crepe silk, probably dress material.
Looking toward Mitchell from its last building.
A brewmaster’s desk leans beside a long-disused stainless steel kettle. The staircase above goes to another level of kettles, which are visibly older.
This sawtooth roof collapsed months later under the weight of an early snow.
The bits with handles are the filters with screens of different sizes. Larger grain particles would be stopped at the top for further reduction via the mills, while the powder at the bottom would be run through another bolter–one of the refinement stages in flour production.
Sarah below Cascade Park. This space was destroyed when the park flooded.
The individual ovens are skinny to allow even and fast heating of the whole interior. Numbers are cut into signs because no paint could withstand the heat or corrosive emissions from the coking process.
After Wilson Bros moved out, a furniture company moved in.