Between two brick buildings is a metal one with many windows set into it. Having been in many mills of similar design, I conjecture that this was the milling building, where machines ground the corn before it was boiled.
Between the room with mold sand and the space where the car’s metal bits would be put together, a pillar is marked as structurally vital.
Since this picture was taken, the roof has totally collapsed in this area.
Construction in 2014 reveals a lost stone sign.
One of the older buildings on the site, this is an old power house that provided electricity to the plant. I spent some time walking around it and believe it was fired with coal gas but had a diesel backup installed later.
A broken-down wooden grain chute.
Fire doors and penis talk.
A better view of the belt system that drives all the machinery in the plant.
The steam plant could be vertically traversed with this one-man belt driven elevator.