When a big motor rusted free of its ceiling mount, it smashed onto this workbench.
Demolition following the arson of the Administration Building.
Some guerilla art for passing drivers on I-94 East to enjoy. Artist unknown.
Looking out of the American diesel crane at the gantry crane that ran the length of the dock.
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.
This is a room where the actual explosive elements were mixed. In the event of an accident, this glass wall would give way before the concrete and thus direct the flames and shockwave away from the rest of the building. In other words, the glass is not just to get a lot of wonderful natural light into the building.
The roof was in bad shape, but too beautiful to avoid. This is the spot were I used to study medieval Latin.
A scrapped steam turbine, perhaps. In the background you can see a gutted casing for another turbine.
Regauging is the process wherein barrels are opened and the whiskey is tested in various ways, especially in its alcohol content.