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.
2005. Flavored beers are still popular. The flavor concentrates were stored in this bank of fridges.
Inside a launch building you can see how the roof would split in the middle to allow the rocket to be raised into launch position.
This is a great example of a combination rock house; the silos below used to fill trains with ore dropped from mine cars pulled to the top of the structure.
The incinerator’s hardened steel door… useless, but still sexy in a heavy-industrial kind of way.
The boiler doors are beautiful, and feature the name of the smelter and mine company. If you like these, check my article on the Mitchell Yards of Hibbing, MN.
A staircase threads between the top floor and the sluices, which are in the middle of the dredge-mill.
A flooded assembly line.
One basement room has a pile of x-rays of miners, taken and stored by the company.