Sour mash had to be fermented before being used for whiskey making. Nearly all bourbon uses it.
From an unsteady perch atop the blast furnace, the morning light began to leach into the complex below.
The side of the maintenance shops, still home to several disassembled electric carts.
Before it was demolished, there was one good staircase the led to the middle of the dock. Trees grew from it.
The women of the hospital made clothes for the other patients.
A look upriver at the crane of the Port of Detroit, quiet for the night, and the Ambassador Bridge, always humming with Canadian traffic. Downtown Detroit is beautiful, if nobody told you.
Kansas is known for tornados. Think ‘Wizard of Oz’. That, considered with the fact that the workers were surrounded by bombs and bomb making materials called for lots of earthen shelters, just in case.
Below the pressure gauges are rows of little pipe fitting drawers.
The Harrison flour mill, completed in 1897 and expanded in 1901 and 1902. The tunnel that I am standing on probably transported grain from the elevator to the mill. Medium Format.