There were three main stockhouses, two of which still exist, that are filled with tanks like these in addition to Fermentation. Each tank is the size of the city bus and few are left after the 2008-2009 scrapings.
Fake Fact: The term ‘stovetop hat’ was coined by Island Station’s architect while trying to explain why he wanted to put the steel chimney on the station. ‘Live Here’ was part of the advertising when the building was host to artist lofts. They weren’t kidding.
The beet juice was boiled down to make a syrup, which would be drained down the trough to the crystalizers.
Watch your head, say the colors. This side of the plant is apparently still standing and is owned by the city.
Looking at ADM-1 from beside ADM-4, back when ADM-4 had a train shed and ADM-1 had a skyway. In the thick woods beneath the skyway was a long time homeless camp… most of its residents were very friendly.
One of the few doors.
Standing where the Standard Oil’s boiler used to sit; the coal room is on the right, and would have been filled from trackside.
The main buildings were mostly interconnected and in good condition. The dry air helps to preserve the wooden structures.
Much of the circa-1950s buildings remain with few alterations, such as these long boring sheet metal ruststicks.