A filter to separate the sliced beets from boiling water.
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 used to be one of the office doors, but it’s been removed (apparently without malcontent) and placed in the shop area.
The Engine House’s boiler, which would have been fired all day all day, virtually from the day the shop opened until the day it closed.
Here you can see the end of the scrapping phase in 2011.
A reminder to the manlift riders to get off the belt before they hit their heads on the ceiling. This is the top level of the headhouse, where dust collectors would extract most of the grain bits from the air to reduce risk of explosion.
This is the former air compressor house–one of them, at least–which turned steam power into air power to drive machinery across the production line.
This is the building with the water tower on top, full of Barcol stuff that did not sell at auction and not worth the trouble to scrap.
After crushing, these machines would float lighter material to the surface of the water, where it would be skimmed and discarded. Gold and silver laden stone would sink to the bottom, where it was collected for the next stage of processing. Leica/Summilux 35/Ektar 100