A colorful boiler is a happy boiler! RotoGrate systems remove ashes from the boiler firebox by revolving the bottom of the system to let the fly ash drop into a hopper. This greatly increases boiler efficiency.
The right passageway is a carved staircase that winds upward to an old entrance. The left portal is one of the bigger and well-carved rooms… I would guess it’s part of the original caves.
Sawdust is the most classic of insulation materials.
The white mark allowed for a manual RPM check on this big steel flywheel on the ground floor. Note how dark the bottom level of the mills is—that’s because all of the equipment is blocking out the light.
Christmas lights from the time Island Station was an art studio lean against a rusty boiler.
Did you leave in a hurry?
A custom ladder to cross conveyor belts on the work floor.
A wounded flour mill, muscled into the corner to keep out of the way.
Sprouts of life in center of a smashed glass block.