I believe these hooks were meant for hanging filters to dry.
A different kind of tree fort.
From the street, it’s clear that almost every window and door had boards over it, but not every building had a roof. Silly priorities.
This is a typical view of the factory; most of it was long hallways flanked by piles of equipment and access points to maintain them.
Either the company was pulling parts from this evaporator to use as parts for other plants, or the last thing the workers did was to get this machine ready for the next campaign. Either way, plans changed.
One of the many blast doors. Note the plunger to seal off the airflow in the event of an attack or accidental explosion.
A simple porcelain fountain in the original brewhouse. The water fountain, no doubt, is not original.
An industrial cart next to an inspection point on the evaporator floor.
Was the last job of this hook to lift the remaining equipment out of the hoist hall? The control boards, giant electric motors and transformers?