After climbing the elevator shaft to the illusive second level, a new pallet of colors were revealed.
We people are so small.
The rear of engine bay 13… according to the heavily faded sign.
Offices above the labs. Note all the air handling equipment. I love the utilitarian design.
This gives a sense of the scale and the water damage of the old side (brick, rather than concrete) of the roundhouse.
Some warnings on the older battery which was visibly older than its eastern counterpart. This set of batteries had no railing between the side of the ovens and a long drop onto railroad tracks… I like this picture because it shows the effects of the heat and corrosive gasses on the area around the ovens.
The giant cog is missing on this machine, which turned a sugar slurry intro crystals. Green-blue stained glass makes the rusty machine glow in aquamarine.
One of my favorite visual feature of grain elevators, especially big ones, is how they repeat.
The north side of the plant is modern 60s industrial architecture, meaning massive open spaces with no personality. This mirror is the most interesting thing I could find.