A scrapped steam turbine, perhaps. In the background you can see a gutted casing for another turbine.
The top floor of the Meal Storage Elevator.
One chute drops grain on a conveyor for storage in the north silo cluster, while another is ready to deposit the flow where the conveyor cannot reach. Instead of engineering the belt to trip in reverse, the silos under the workhouses have their own chutes.
This sign was important when trains ran the length of the elevator.
Without their walls these Solvent Recovery Line buildings look like blast walls. Their concrete inner structures were part of the design so if there was an explosion inside it would ‘blow out’ with a puff instead of a bang. Now most of these are demolished or overgrown.
Regauging is the process wherein barrels are opened and the whiskey is tested in various ways, especially in its alcohol content.
The shed in the front was full of worker supplies–namely goggles and heavy leather gloves. Molten copper isn’t a friendly thing to handle.
Small rooms in the basement of the asylum were seemingly too tiny to be used, even for storage.
Identical warehouses seem a little newer than the rest of the plant. I suspect these were added in the mid-1950s for the Korean War, during which about 200 buildings were added to the complex.