This mean-looking thing had a purpose, probably, but that function has been lost to decades of expansion.
An antique clothes dryer and sample inline 4 engine, the latter used as a training piece after WWII to retrain veterans.
After Wilson Bros moved out, a furniture company moved in.
Part of the brewing process is sterilizing the kettles, pipes and tanks all product would touch. This was done with a caustic solution. To the left is a healthy pile of asbestos where a heating tank used to stand, insulated in the carcinogenic mineral. The tank got cut apart, the asbestos stayed here.
This sea leg was installed to unload grain boats. It’s pretty much a big bucket elevator that can be moved and lowered into waiting boats.
A colorful boiler is a happy boiler! RotoGrate systems remove ashes from the boiler firebox by revolving the bottom of the system to let the fly ash drop into a hopper. This greatly increases boiler efficiency.
The turbine hall, without turbines. I guess that makes this a hall… at least it has a clock.
Made by the Mergenthalen Linotype Company of New York, this model series (300) was introduced in 1960 and boasted a 12-line-per-minute reproduction rate.