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Pure Rye Distillery





Another set of old photos re-done for a Best Of...

1. They used to keep barrels of whiskey in here to age it...

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2. The barrels would be sat out on rungs, most of which have collapsed by now...

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3. They used to make Baltimore Pure Rye Whiskey here from the 1930s...

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4. In the distance you can see 4 1950s era barrel storage buildings on another property. Once upon a time these 2 distilleries were both owned by the same company...

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5. Great view from the roof, you can see all the way to the harbor...

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6. Only 150lbs per square foot, that is like the footstep of one average man...

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8. Homeless people had made a home in front...

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12. Example of something they made after being bought my Seagram's towards the end...

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15. Top of the 1930s all-wood grain dispensing machine...

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16. Really horrible floors at the top...

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17. Super old, before bicycle style chains even...

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20. Scale...

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21. Fermenting Room...

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22. Inside one of those boxes was controls for an Air Raid Siren...

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23.

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24. In the 1990s after it closed it was rented out as warehouse space. I guess it became a party spot/venue...

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26. Huge copper tanks would have occupied these holes...

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27. More grain dispensing equipment...

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28. Electric motors helped move it along...

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29. Every piece of equipment had a plaque with an ID number on it...

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30. You can see how bad the roof is leaking, this floor will cave in soon...

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31. Wooden chutes behind the machine...

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32. These wooden steps were incredibly sketchy...

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33. Grain scale...

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37. Stairs to the very top of the machine...

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41. Barrel storage buildings...

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43. Don't walk here...

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