The grain-centric buildings had automatic fire doors.
Partier graffiti dates to when the caves were last open to the public; probably in the 1990s. This tunnel used to horseshoe between the brewery’s ice chute (left) and basement door (right, backfilled). Note the utility tunnel in the upper-right corner as well as the lighting brackets on the ceiling.
Sunset came fast, and when the good light died inside the Industrial Loft, I walked around the back to find the whole complex glowing.
Inside the main entrance to the depot. Through the ‘To Station’ door, you can see some of the news stands. Look at the floor!
Early bird catches the shadow of Battle Mountain blaring across the ghost town.
This concrete sections supported a coal tower that loaded the larry.
Even without the kettles the Hamm’s brewhouse is beautifully lit, ornamented architecturally and begging for photographers to remember it.
The concrete annex elevator had interesting graffiti. Much of it from the 1980s and 1990s.
Chicago looks in as we look out, for holes and trolls where anything goes.