The old hospital (left) and ugly modern additions (right).
While walking out I snapped this last shot of the sunset drenching the castle-top watertower (staying with the theme), right before the sun dipped below the hill across the stream from which the whiskey was distilled.
The back of the mill reads “Red River Milling Company”
Don Crist ’83. Brick Graffiti Series.
Part of the grain dust venting system, dislodged from its place above the dumping hatches under the grain cribs.
Note the wood and rubber wheels on this powder cart.
The bottom area of the smokestacks house storage spaces. The windows of these rooms that were never completed line up perfect.
The north side of the plant is modern 60s industrial architecture, meaning massive open spaces with no personality. This mirror is the most interesting thing I could find.
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.