The only way to get to the second floor–since demolition crews punched-out the staircases and ladders leading upwards–was to climb this elevator shaft. In the lower-left corner is a blower for the foundry furnaces.
The Dock 5 sign at track level. Probably as an aid to sailors reboarding their vessels.
Equipment that did not sell at auction.
I had to search the shelves a while to find this old logbook. The open page lists changes in stock numbers for Cutler Hammer Coils, and one row says that a new coil was installed on the black larry. The larry is the machine that loads coke ovens.
Detail view of one of the fermenting tanks, still set-up for the distillery tours that no doubt took place when there last were such things. Nevertheless, the capacity of this tank multiplied across these all over the distillery floor really shows the power this company once had.
In the nitrating house.
On the second floor of the kettle building where corn mash was boiled, holes where tanks once sat were everywhere.
The old gate sign, leaned against one of the terminal elevators.