Nelson – (C)SUBSTREET Ryan, as seen from the crane ladder. Similar Images ...based on the tags: boarded-windows, graffiti, heights, leaves, lights, moss, people, pipes, ryan... This section of the production floor was constantly dripping. Someone had laid down giant plastic sheeting to attempt to protect the lower floors, but it hasn’t worked. 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. Four A.M. was the best time to be on the main assembly line. This was about shortly after most of the machinery was removed. This building was 99 years old when it was demolished for the coal mine. She liked to joke that she was my “tripod sherpa”. The mill itself is one giant room sectioned into levels–more catwalks than concrete. Here you can see the evaporators and have a sense for the miles and miles of pipes that zigzag through the plant. Looking up the grand stair at the second floor. Rain and snow has gutted a third of the building. From the ground floor, I could see the sky in some places. The building collapsed except for the back room. The slats of the roof cast lines of light across the floor.