Noontime light, long criticized for the boring shadows it grants photographers, comes into its own sometimes.
The original color of the wall was probably green.
…a better view of the huge tailings boom stretching outside of the tailings pond.
A long exposure under the trestle-like approach to the dock, under which trains still pass regularly.
Looking at ADM-Delmar #4, #1 and Kurth from the Meal Storage Elevator at sunset on one of the warmer days of December. Note the graffiti “United Crushers” that gave the big elevator its common name among locals. Also, Harris Machinery is sitting in the lower-left corner, awaiting word of its next use.
The beeping never stopped. The robots never slept, not even when they were unplugged. It was a nightmare.
This machine was last overhauled in February 1955, and last turned out Crepe silk, probably dress material.
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 case of fire, workers on higher floors would take the emergency slides to escape.