In a strange loft next to the brewhouse are these twin kettles, which seem much older than the main kettles in the brewhouse.
Part of the brewing process is sterilizing the kettles, pipes and tanks all product would touch. This was done with a caustic solution. To the left is a healthy pile of asbestos where a heating tank used to stand, insulated in the carcinogenic mineral. The tank got cut apart, the asbestos stayed here.
A better view of the belt system that drives all the machinery in the plant.
When the building switched souls from booze to bread, these contraptions were mounted across the brewhouse floors… they’re not for hops, either.
Empty spools, thousands of them, were around the mill.
Scrappers tried to take this steel pulley out of Fisher, but it proved too heavy.
Detail view of one of the fermenting tanks, still set-up for the distillery tours that no doubt took place when there last were such things. Nevertheless, the capacity of this tank multiplied across these all over the distillery floor really shows the power this company once had.
Blast Furnace 7 as seen from the ore yard. Imagine running up those stairs through blast furnace smoke.