This roof hasn’t budged under the weight of snow, instead it just filters-through the light onto the floor.
The skylights with geared-to-open windows were massive and quite functional.
The head distiller could walk out of their office to this balcony and overlook the whole fermentation process in a glance.
Above the offices is this little section of factory that still has strips of wood flooring. This may be where the upholstery was cut.
In the Lime House, the sunset picked-up the last light of day to make this image. Lime is used in the beet sugar refinement process to reduce the acidity of the beet juice mixture.
The roof was in bad shape, but too beautiful to avoid. This is the spot were I used to study medieval Latin.
Windows provided the 250-some workers with fresh air and light, and helped to keep flour dust from building up in the air, helping to prevent explosions. Today, machines control air flow better without windows, so they were bricked.
The top of Dock 4 was too dangerous to explore, but this panorama gives you an idea of the view (and how rotten the wood was).
The newer tunnels were fitted with these fluorescent lights, although some skylights (block glass embedded in skywalks) let in some natural light during the day.