Pillars painted red indicated firefighting supplies. Fire was a very common enemy of early rail facilities, and many roundhouses burned down because of a combination of dry wood, hot, fire-breathing machinery and countless oil-saturated surfaces.
A side door on the rear of the castle that let guests out into a small stone courtyard below a tall turret.
The quality assurance labs were no doubt a busy place.
It’s pretty unusual to find a fireplace like this in the midst of a factory.
The former BESCO building in the last light of day.
On the top floor of the former casket building is the finishing line for the coating section; on this section the final spray of plastic would hit the wood before a small furnace would seal the plastic permanently to the surface, making it more resilient, I assume.
Looking into the half-demolished, half-dismantled conveyor for the sea leg.
300 tea lights illuminate what Greg Brick calls the Rotunda, under the brew house proper, which was part of Christopher Stahlmann’s natural cave.