One Out in Aluminum Aluminum spools replaced their wooden counterparts, later in the factory’s history. Related Similar Images ...based on the tags: black&white, dirty, favorites, infinity, machinery, spools... Much of the milling equipment predated the mill itself, so I would not be surprised if this particular machine really dates to 1860. A wounded flour mill, muscled into the corner to keep out of the way. A few of the stalls in the older section of the roundhouse, the noon sky peeking in. The skylights with geared-to-open windows were massive and quite functional. The giant cog is missing on this machine, which turned a sugar slurry intro crystals. Green-blue stained glass makes the rusty machine glow in aquamarine. A small bunker and blast wall between shell-loading buildings would have provided shelter during disasters, such as tornados, accidental explosions, and perhaps even enemy attacks. One boat comes into port while three wait. The birds, fat from spilled grain, circle overhead. Arista 100. The Big Dipper brought its friends into view, and the best seat is 80-feet up. Between all of the buildings was dense growth, especially vines.