It would be a shame if this building is not preserved. Word is (as of 2015) that construction may start on this section soon.
The copula where molten metal would pour is on the left. It seems the whole floor was covered in ash in front of it.
Van Dyke Cab Company and Yellow Cab served the terminal in lieu of a streetcar loop downtown, which was planned but never built.
The concrete walls, heavy steel blast doors, and plastic roof tell me that this was one of the shell loading buildings.
A small upper level was accessible via ladder through the hole in this ceiling. Ben for scale.
A midwestern jungle surrounds the meat packing plant.
2005. Looking at the brewhouse from the top of the staircase the goes to the tunnels.
Designed by Taylor himself, the spring house was the site of many parties in its day. You can imagine sipping fresh-tapped whiskey here with your Sunday clothes with soft music and the sounds of the river mixing in the background. Note the key-hole-shaped spring hole.