With the maintenance door open you can see the buckets on in the vertical conveyor.
The Sivertson’s sign seems like from a different time. I’ve never seen it lit, but I bet it’s beautiful.
Office manners dictate that one must tip their file drawer back upright once it is knocked through the wall.
Left: A medium storage chamber with access to an interconnecting steam tunnel at ceiling height. This room also has various smashed toilets. Why? Because dead toilets–all of them–always find a home in a cave. Center: Steps go past a +-intersection, left goes deeper, right goes to utility tunnels for the brewery, forward used to go to the brewery basement… it’s now backfilled. Left from the backfill is a small hallway; see ‘Backfill Self Portrait’. Center-Right: Utility tunnels tie knots between the brewery’s demolished basement and its caves. Right: Most of the storage volume is in large chambers down this causeway.
I really like the way this high-ceilinged room is decaying. Well, decayed. It’s demolished now.
The pit on the left was one of two that accommodated the bottom half of the Motor Generators, which converted AC to DC.
2005. Looking across the Mississippi from a park the night after the first snow.
An abandoned news stand between the concourse and ticket booths. This is one of my favorite pictures from the 2000s.