This is what it might have looked like if a new Ford descended in the elevator with its headlights on. As seen from the Mississippi side–the opposite portal faces the sand mine.
Exploring the plant while live Reggae plays nearby was bizarre.
Two small generators connected to a Frick steam engine.
Looking through the an access panel at the hoist room for Shaft No. 3. The cable had long ago been scrapped, along with the motors to drive the pulleys. I still admire the workmanship on the spool’s arching metal shell.
I follow this advice every day. You should too.
Harris Machinery rests under snow on the left. Two explorers enjoy the view.
The wrought iron staircase for what was the Consumer’s Brewery Brew House, as indicated by very fine cast landings with the company logo. The staircase is in bad condition; someone had run a forklift or something similar into the bottom in addition to copious vandalism and water damage. Holes in the floor, like in the upper-right corner indicate where stainless steel kettles used to be before they were scrapped.
Sarah in Miller Creek Drain.
Two charmers, I’m sure. This area was a coal pit for the nearby power plant.