Belden Fan This belt-run axle ran a turbine (now gone) to blow fresh air into the mine. Similar Images ...based on the tags: belts, circles, fans, machinery, vents... Looking down Pommenicher Straße from Gaststätte Rosarius, the monstrous machine about to devour the town bites at the ground. The offices were cut in half, letting the fog roll in and the photographers roll out. A closer look at the side of the generator. The left wall is stacked high with wooden crates holding spools. Tags hang on machines describing the last batch of silk the mill ever produced. This seems to be the space where upholstery patterns would be drafted. On the table were half-finished notes on a new design. Sidewalks to a boarded barracks, each making the other obsolete in the night. These machines are at least 100 years old. Much of the signage in the mill was hand-drawn. While the maps name this the compressor house, I believe, based on its size and number of heavy machine mounts, that it also housed the pumps to drain the mine.