Drinking Fountain A wonderful porcelain drinking fountain on the first floor. Note how it’s wrapped. Related Similar Images ...based on the tags: spools, water-fountains... A simple porcelain fountain in the original brewhouse. The water fountain, no doubt, is not original. 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. This picture typifies the industrial ideal of the early 20th century. More metal than air. More efficiency than beauty. More profits than people. I wonder when fluorescent lighting was added. These wide spools sit atop the abandoned tracks that lead to the train shed, which was later repurposed into a truck shed. The note on the left announces that the spindles in the crates are dirty. A guard to keep sawdust from the water fountain. Standing atop the dust collector, the factory breaks down into diverging patterns, processes. Aluminum spools replaced their wooden counterparts, later in the factory’s history.