Buckstaff Windows The side of the oldest building on the property, the former casket factory. Similar Images ...based on the tags: peeling-paint, snow, windows... The front of the power plant (right), the distillery itself (center), and the regaling house (left). I didn’t test the rungs, but I bet the view was incredible. 2005. Looking across the Mississippi from a park the night after the first snow. Miners would sit in this room before going into the mine. The boards on the right indicated whether every single miner was “in” or “out”. Shadows of the timberwork and cribbing are cast across cracked lake ice. My footprints follow cat tracks. The spiral staircase ends in the basement, where two oil tanks (for the lantern) and a freshwater tank (for the Keeper) were stored. The basement consists of two long arched vaults like this. After a little rain, the roof took on the color of the bright pink letters. A little ice and snow made work at Taconite Harbor much more dangerous. My favorite of the turtles in the basement mural. Mr. Fade Out.