These stairs connected some small main-level offices with one of the main sewing rooms above. Because the roof on this building was strong, it was pretty well preserved–look at those colors. Through the open fire door on the left, though, you can see that the roof has given out.
Looking up from the industrial courtyard.
This section of the production floor was constantly dripping. Someone had laid down giant plastic sheeting to attempt to protect the lower floors, but it hasn’t worked.
They left and took their God with ’em. Doesn’t feel too empty without ‘im, though.
One of the ugly modern staircases.
This drying house was full of ventilation ducts, broken scales, and insulated carts to haul powder around the line.
All of the bucket conveyors crashed on this work floor when their casings were scrapped. Note all of the valves to open the grain flow.
The old crane swung on windier days over the Worthington Steam Pump. This is probably last used to disassemble the antique generators, which are all now gone.
Looking from the rail shipping building through pigeon-proofing chicken wire at another manufacturing building in high Fall.