Water damage dissolved the ceiling into sludge. Pillars remain, as do the plastic light covers, now on the floor.
Because painted signs would not hold up in this spot–in between four ovens that were literally hot enough to melt steel inside. Solution: Cut the pipe labels into the sheet metal. Seems to have worked.
An original, minimally remodeled bathroom above the cafeteria reminds us what the whole complex once looked like.
Detail view of one of the fermenting tanks, still set-up for the distillery tours that no doubt took place when there last were such things. Nevertheless, the capacity of this tank multiplied across these all over the distillery floor really shows the power this company once had.
The Clipper was one of the most popular Packards, but its production was cut short by WWII. Had they produced the car instead of Rolls Royce plane engines I imagine there would might be driving a Packard today, rather than a Ford.
There were a few large houses on the Old Crow property where employees would live. The glen had little housing.
Dust explosions were a real risk for grain mills. These funnels helped to filter the air in the mill.
Looking from the powerhouse across to the old Electrical Assembly side of the plant that manufactured products like thermostats. Most of the complex is connected by skyway and tunnel systems.
The side of the oldest building on the property, the former casket factory.