In the modern control room at the base of the white elevator tower are the electronics that ran the newer building, its rail components and boat-loading component. The superstructure permeates all spaces here, as can be seen with the crossing I-beams in the main office.
An emergency slide to help workers evacuate the blending house in an emergency.
The large domed rooms were surreal.
One of the many fireproof bridges connecting the factory sections, one way to prevent fires from spreading throughout the plant.
I am not sure, but I think this section was a storehouse; it has two ramps that connect the rail yard outside and the blacksmith shop. On all of the historic doors that face that part of the yard, signs caution workers to look out for cars…
Some of the doors had sliding plastic windows, but most of the older ward doors simply had these peep holes drilled through them. The inside was always marked and worn more than the outside.
The beacon was installed in 1938 and removed in the mid-2000s.
A staircase threads between the top floor and the sluices, which are in the middle of the dredge-mill.