Mill 43 Part of the 1917 mill that had a little bit of roof left over it–most of this building was open to the sky. The birds loved it, but everything metal was quickly becoming too unstable to walk on. Related Similar Images ...based on the tags: grimy, machinery, numbers, rusty... Note the tiled floor between the bucket conveyors and an old mill. A dead work truck rusts near an outbuilding. Everything is marked with a code. Modernity. A scrapped steam turbine, perhaps. In the background you can see a gutted casing for another turbine. This seemed to be the newest building on the property. Was the last job of this hook to lift the remaining equipment out of the hoist hall? The control boards, giant electric motors and transformers? The powerplant and its dedicated water tower supplied steam for heating and mechanical work. I follow this advice every day. You should too. This picture typifies the industrial ideal of the early 20th century. More metal than air. More efficiency than beauty. More profits than people. The old crane swung on windier days over the Worthington Steam Pump. This is probably last used to disassemble the antique generators, which are all now gone.