The mill is one of the tallest buildings in the city. It’s too bad that the cupola with its big skylights and flagpole were removed.
Looking out of the boarded windows in the Great Western Sugar office.
A massive steel sheer’s equally massive drive cog. Imagine the force.
The main buildings were mostly interconnected and in good condition. The dry air helps to preserve the wooden structures.
A me-sized hole in the half-demolished skyway looks about a story down to the ground. Step lightly. Arista 100.
The top floor of the nitrating house was full of switches and breakers for the operation below, each bearing a label and number. Nowadays everything is printed, but when INAAP was built, all these signs were painted by hand.
The aft lifeboat survived auction, although now all it holds is an emergency ladder to help men who’ve fallen overboard get on deck.
A bank of vertical filing cabinets, probably dating to National Guard days.
There big filters helped the mill sort through the flour, for additional milling, for example.