The seminal architectural feature of the old hospital–the parts built by Illinois Central Railroad–was this staircase. Wide and graceful, adorned with paint chips and fire extinguishers, and leading from offices to surgical suites to the cafeteria.
Sour mash had to be fermented before being used for whiskey making. Nearly all bourbon uses it.
Roughly below the parking lot for the Rose Garden.
Negative twenty looks much warmer in retrospect, wouldn’t you say? Taken through the window of a gantry crane cab.
This bay would host boxcars as workers would fill them with the fruits of the factory.
One chute drops grain on a conveyor for storage in the north silo cluster, while another is ready to deposit the flow where the conveyor cannot reach. Instead of engineering the belt to trip in reverse, the silos under the workhouses have their own chutes.
On the second floor of the former casket plant, which was retrofitted with a conveyor system to coat finished products.
Pipe fittings in little drawers, lit by tea lights.
A line of huge machines wait to be used as parts under a long-disused belt drive.