It’s a straight view from the projection booth to the stage, but hell of a walk. At a fast pace, I think it would take 10 minutes to walk from this spot to the chair. Behind the curtains is a big white screen, so the theatre could be used for either stagework or moving pictures. The two projectors are set up for 3D movies right now–hence the little switch below the window–a Polaroid 3D synchronizer. Cool, huh?
This belt-run axle ran a turbine (now gone) to blow fresh air into the mine.
A little welding art one crosses over near the windlass room.
This is the crane that would be used to lower extra-heavy bits of copper ore into the fire of the furnace.
In the back of the warehouse is the old incinerator, probably used to destroy kegs that could not be reused.
This movable chute came off its rails.
A better view of the belt system that drives all the machinery in the plant.
One of my favorite pictures of the tunnel. I am holding a bike rim and wearing a headlamp. My friend triggered the flash just behind my lower back. The fog is a temperature inversion at the entrance of the tunnel; it was 102 degrees outside of the tunnel and about 50 degrees inside, and humid.
Sour mash had to be fermented before being used for whiskey making. Nearly all bourbon uses it.