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.
Between all of the buildings was dense growth, especially vines.
Looking up at the LEMP malting plant elevator. Look at that BRICKWORK!
An unshielded heaframe and single pulley.
A gate large enough to accommodate a missile, next to the ruins of the guard shack. Wyoming is the intersection of lonely and beautiful.
Workers would undoubtedly prefer to use the belt manlift on the right.
It’s a mystery to me why this elevator has a Gold Medal Flour ghost sign. You can read it along with its obsolete monikers today.
A truck loading dock for raw materials. Looking at the concrete, you can sort of tell where the rails used to run.
As photographed from a cement piling for Slip #3 poured in 1935, disconnected from land by erosion. How do I know the date? A pair of steamship engineers carved their initials and ranks into the wet cement!