This is the crane that would be used to lower extra-heavy bits of copper ore into the fire of the furnace.
The powerhouse was notably older than the rest of the complex. I’m still not sure if it was build just for the cooperage, or whether it preceded it.
Thick glass windows allow workers to check the beet juice levels in this steel tank. You can tell by the reinforcement that it had a lot of liquid and had to hold against immense pressure. Kodak Tri-X 400/Leica M7.
I don’t think we’re anywhere near maximum pressure anymore.
The rear of engine bay 13… according to the heavily faded sign.
A wonderful porcelain drinking fountain on the first floor. Note how it’s wrapped.
Captured bolts for a pressure cooker on an industrial scale.