The flour mill’s interior is really just a system of steel and rubber tubes that crush flour over and over in the gap. This mill was never run off of water power directly, but it used to generate power using the river.
Blue plastic siding filters the summer sun, giving the otherwise reddish-brown interior a splash of color.
When the factory’s production line was up for auction, many parts were removed, crated and labeled with big painted numbers to ease their removal by buyers. Not everything sold, however, so not one dark corner of the factory seems without a pile of dislocated industrial junk.
After climbing the elevator shaft to the illusive second level, a new pallet of colors were revealed.
This corner of the building was the coal room, used to feed the two big boilers inside. The steam equipment has been replaced with electric, so this section may not have changed much in the past decades.
A collapsing and unstable building.
It will be a good harvest.
Outside the locker room without the sandwiches and beer… plenty of glass shards, though, if you feel like it.
A fallen branch smashed out this skylight years ago, and since then the bees have found this tiny toilet a perfect home. This is part of the hotel where employees slept.