Note the large belt pulley in the center of the frame. Follow the axel it’s on and you’ll see several belts still attached to the drive, which was originally steam-driven.
On the second floor of the former casket plant, which was retrofitted with a conveyor system to coat finished products.
A closer look at the side of the generator.
Around the corner from the old boiler room.
The porcelain hoops guided the silk threads through the device.
The left wall is stacked high with wooden crates holding spools. Tags hang on machines describing the last batch of silk the mill ever produced.
The winch that hauled the sea leg, a decide to unload grain from waiting boats and barges.
At night the city lights blast through the broken windows, casting crazy colors through the off-white interior of the mill.
One of the pair of motors that powered this mine shaft. In the 1950s, this shaft was designated a rescue shaft, and was only maintained for emergencies. One reason that Cheratte built Shaft 3 nearby was because these motors and infrastructure did not have the capacity that the giant mine below called for.