Windows provided the 250-some workers with fresh air and light, and helped to keep flour dust from building up in the air, helping to prevent explosions. Today, machines control air flow better without windows, so they were bricked.
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.
The Clipper was one of the most popular Packards, but its production was cut short by WWII. Had they produced the car instead of Rolls Royce plane engines I imagine there would might be driving a Packard today, rather than a Ford.
When it became “Hyde Park Hospital”, this portico was added onto the front.
The historic entrance of the mill, alongside the (relatively) new Great Western offices.
To the right is the spiral staircase. This building had a definite “floor problem”.
The old No Trespassing sign, with the Peavey logo still on it.
Behind the main shaft is this familiar industrial sight… a running count of days since the last injury.
A closeup of the finely-carved seats in the house, presumably original to the Sattler. There are not too many of these in this kind of condition. If you have a better name for this figure than Cordelia, leave a comment.