A hydraulic ‘bridge’ couple lower onto the tracks to bring mine cars into the shaft house, presumably for repair. I haven’t found this system anywhere else, but it makes a lot of sense.
A truck loading dock for raw materials. Looking at the concrete, you can sort of tell where the rails used to run.
Hunter and the Hoist House.
Behind the grand staircase is this beautifully preserved hallway with medieval-style arches and vivid paint.
A mix of brick and stone construction where the stock house meets the cellars. The caves brought well water to the brewery and drained the refuse away, and the various sewer connections are visible here and tell the story of the company’s expansion above.
And I forget just why I taste / Oh yeah, I guess it makes me smile / I found it hard, it’s hard to find / Oh well, whatever, never mind (Nirvana, “Smells Like Teen Spirit”)
Glowing observation windows–and someone forgot to lock a patient’s door…
Looking through the washer that is the first stop for the dredgings.
Robotic pincers to move molten rods of glass between machines.