A century-old ghost sign for Royal House Flour was preserved after a building is built above and through it! Looking from the north annex elevator toward the headhouse.
In most places, it may seem off for there to be a tunnel door on the top floor of a building, but Ford was that kind of place. This door from the steam plant led into a skyway and tunnel that connected to the main assembly floor.
This building was 99 years old when it was demolished for the coal mine.
Without a conveyor belt, this tripper seems lost. The job of this machine was simply to take grains from the moving conveyor belt and eject it into the silos via the chutes on the sides. Note all the dust collection venting added to the machine to suck up any explosive grain dust.
This seems to be the space where upholstery patterns would be drafted. On the table were half-finished notes on a new design.
Originally, this part of the dock was reserved for the weather station.
The head distiller could walk out of their office to this balcony and overlook the whole fermentation process in a glance.