As the Barker steamed past the dock and island, the sunset casts the shadow of the Taconite Harbor receiving trestle on the boat. Through the fog, you can see some of the islands that were joined into a breakwater.
This tunnel goes to the adit over the Eagle River Mills. I bet those carts go fast down here!
They remodeled, apparently.
A photo from my first trip, although very little has changed in this area of the building except for the level of graffiti. I love skylights, don’t you?
Spring melt flows down the rusty rock house. In the background is the frame for the shaft.
The ADM Quality Assurance Labs haven’t changed much, except for that it has become a common home for the homeless.
If it wasn’t for the humming and crackling of the wires, I could believe I had arrived to a post apocalyptic landscape.
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.