Crystalizer 5 A line of huge machines wait to be used as parts under a long-disused belt drive. Related Similar Images ...based on the tags: gears, machinery, rusty, yellow... At the top of a skyway that brought fresh-dried cotton into the Nitrating House from the Cotton Dry House. How? Monorail, of course. A handmade sign tracks the progress through the current beet campaign. For this factory, it was about 30 years ago. Perhaps the idea was to pit shifts against each other. A brewmaster’s desk leans beside a long-disused stainless steel kettle. The staircase above goes to another level of kettles, which are visibly older. Shadows cast by the ropes, counterweights, and backdrops. An antique clothes dryer and sample inline 4 engine, the latter used as a training piece after WWII to retrain veterans. “The fresh snow mixed indistinguishably from the ashes of the half-demolished power plant.” An impressive message for graffiti in a Detroit warehouse, but then again look at these steam pumps. Over-built and under-appreciated. Much of the circa-1950s buildings remain with few alterations, such as these long boring sheet metal ruststicks. The bottom of the stairs leading from the work floor to the cafeteria.