This machine was last overhauled in February 1955, and last turned out Crepe silk, probably dress material.
Ladders crawl the back of the signs. Graffiti writers’ right of passage.
In the nitrating house.
Wide stairs between the ground, the mine shaft, and the dry house.
The city has taken steps to prevent the curious and the desperate from going into the elevators, including piling rocks against the doors and windows.
A bumper sticker with the usual tagline. Note the detail on the radiator!
There were three main stockhouses, two of which still exist, that are filled with tanks like these in addition to Fermentation. Each tank is the size of the city bus and few are left after the 2008-2009 scrapings.