The chalkboard in the filtering plant reminds new visitors of the last day.
A broken signal light that would indicate to incoming engineers and brakemen the status of the dock deck. The streetlight-style lighting is a retrofit; originally the top of the dock would be lit by strings of lights suspended by towers on each side of the deck… a poor system according to the workers at Allouez who had the same lights.
End of the paint line. After reading Father Action’s excellent-as-always writeup about his adventures here, I was pretty cautious around big spinning alarms. (See http://www.actionsquad.org/fordII1.html)
These tubes would bring cement to the top of the plant for storage in the silos.
Perhaps one side is firmer than the other?
A brewmaster’s desk leans beside a long-disused stainless steel kettle. The staircase above goes to another level of kettles, which are visibly older.
Sugar mills have endless numbers of pipes, washers, seals, and flanges to connect all of the equipment. This is where the spare parts were all stored by size and rating.
A custom ladder to cross conveyor belts on the work floor.
Rubber dock boots still sits under the desk in the dock office, near keys to rusted locks and files of fired employees.