Two charmers, I’m sure. This area was a coal pit for the nearby power plant.
Much of the plant depended on steam, not only for heat but for mechanical power.
“B. M.” Brick Graffiti Series.
Whoever did this: good job. You get it.
The long control room overlooks giant caps where equipment was removed long ago.
Looking from the shaft room into the room where an electric hoist would be.
This is part of the oldest section of factory, one that hasn’t had a roof in a long time and all usable equipment has been extracted. The machines pictured would spin sliced beets in boiling water… it was a sealed system before someone cut holes on sides of each unit.
Looking into the half-demolished, half-dismantled conveyor for the sea leg.
A reminder to the manlift riders to get off the belt before they hit their heads on the ceiling. This is the top level of the headhouse, where dust collectors would extract most of the grain bits from the air to reduce risk of explosion.