Tag 14, 1957 The left wall is stacked high with wooden crates holding spools. Tags hang on machines describing the last batch of silk the mill ever produced. Related Similar Images ...based on the tags: bolts, crates, grimy, machinery, numbers, spools... The scale of the grain hoppers helps tell the story of how large Hamm’s was in its day. Sour mash had to be fermented before being used for whiskey making. Nearly all bourbon uses it. The workshop sat below the main working floor and had serious power going to it. The meticulously tiled dry house shower floor–cracked by frost. The power pulley that ran air compressors straight off of the steam plant’s axel. Sunset through a stained window in the headhouse made the floor feel like a heavy industrial Disney movie. The side of a launcher, with outbuildings in the background. You can see the tracks where the roof would open before launch. Sprays of water kept the muddy mixture flowing across the sluices, which filtered out gold particles from gravel and dirty. Pipes to channel nitrose (think nitro glycerine) infused acid through the building.