In a now-demolished building, a skylight begins to separate.
Two steel hoppers supported by counterweights and springs, which were used to weigh incoming grain loads before being deposited in the silos beneath this floor. Garner is another way to say “big measuring tank”, if you were wondering. I fell in love with all the tubes and chutes on this floor.
Zachary Taylor’s very own Scottish castle, spring-side in the Kentucky backcountry. Boarded and waiting, but in surprisingly good condition, considering the decades. I especially love the tower on the right side of the frame.
It’s not hard to see how Germany could turn these into a prison overnight.
The third floor corridor is not so welcoming, as it requires visitors to walk along the support breams without the luxury of a floor. I didn’t mind, but I can’t see the family with young children that was also exploring Noisy doing the same.
The Engine House’s boiler, which would have been fired all day all day, virtually from the day the shop opened until the day it closed.
Taken from under the headframe.
Looking out of the wavy stock shop.
A truck loading dock for raw materials. Looking at the concrete, you can sort of tell where the rails used to run.