Island Station Basement Days after the long-flooded basement was pumped out. Note the water lines! Similar Images ...based on the tags: basements, flooded, machinery, pipes, reflections, rusty, shadows... I revisited the mill years after my documentary. Now it is even more destroyed and surrounded by new fences. It was as noisy then as it is colorful now… This movable chute came off its rails. On the second floor of the kettle building where corn mash was boiled, holes where tanks once sat were everywhere. Instead of a pit in the floor, now there is an oversized chessboard here. Camera: Pentax 67. What are we to do in an emergency? The water tower no doubt made good scrap after it hit the ground. The generator room was state of the art when it was installed, allowing the complex to use motors and electric lighting ahead of its competitors.