I like to think of this as the hardware abstraction layer. It’s one of many subassembly monorail conveyors that dipped onto the factory floor to deliver assembled subsections where they needed to be on the main assembly floor below.
The workshop and parts room was full of light and meticulously sorted bolts, nuts, washers, gaskets, and all sorts of specialty hardware.
The women’s ward had a player piano in it, likely a donation.
Industrial blowers, new in the crate.
A sort of blender in a powder line building. The top vent had been removed, so leaves and light fall onto the teeth now.
I really like the porcelain guides for the silk threads, probably used because they could be polished for perfect, persistent, smoothness.
A side view of the floatation level. I found it interesting that there were little ladders and staircases in the mill to help workers get around–this place was not as shoddy as other mills I’ve seen.