When Pillar 18 Went The huge snowfalls of 2011 brought new collapses across the buildings. Related Similar Images ...based on the tags: black&white, collapsing, contrasty, dirty, pipes, shadows... The steam-powered hoist that pulled ore and dropped men from the mine. Note the hydraulic-operated brake on top with its massive brake pad. Now scrapped. Dust explosions were a real risk for grain mills. These funnels helped to filter the air in the mill. This drying house was full of ventilation ducts, broken scales, and insulated carts to haul powder around the line. In the distance, the San Haven Sanatorium water tower. Note the pit is filled in here. Look at the floor–do you see the hole? That goes down a lonnnnnng ways. The old crane swung on windier days over the Worthington Steam Pump. This is probably last used to disassemble the antique generators, which are all now gone. The layout and design of the buildings reminded me strongly of a brewery or distillery. To the right you can see some of the retrofits by the first lumber company to buy the buildings, in the 1970s. The perfect place to have a post-industrial picnic.