One of the paper warehouses, with snow blowing across the floors.
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.
A mix of brick and stone construction where the stock house meets the cellars. The caves brought well water to the brewery and drained the refuse away, and the various sewer connections are visible here and tell the story of the company’s expansion above.
An experimental shaft dug in the 1950s and its Hoist House.
The conveyorway that carried the sintering material to the mixing floor at the top of the plant.
A close-up look at the distressed, but beautiful, staircase in the brewhouse.
Though it’s a little unclear what control station controlled what function, these levers seemed to relate to some of the bigger equipment inside the dredge, such as the trommel.
Taken in the last few minutes of the day. You can tell by the way that the wall is deteriorating that the windows using to have an arched top!
Below the factory floor is a network of hallways and tunnels, all flooded with water.