The right-pointing crank adjusts the rollers inside of the mill. How fine do you want your flour?
Goals for 1980, still tacked onto the wall.
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.
In the Lime House, the sunset picked-up the last light of day to make this image. Lime is used in the beet sugar refinement process to reduce the acidity of the beet juice mixture.
A typical wall in the base.
The elevator tower seems to have been built with expansion of the dock in mind.
When I moved from the roof back into the upper floors of the distillery, the plants growing out of the masonry caught my eye. It’s 60 feet up, but looks like it could be an old wall.
The tallest dock structure is an equipment elevator that connects the many dock levels.
This picture typifies the industrial ideal of the early 20th century. More metal than air. More efficiency than beauty. More profits than people.