Unloading boats had the option to take on fuel at Taconite Harbor. This building, among other things, pumped fuel to the dock.
All of the bucket conveyors crashed on this work floor when their casings were scrapped. Note all of the valves to open the grain flow.
I love when moss grows indoors… one of the little pleasures of exploring abandonments.
The buildings were level with one another, so one could look through as many as a dozen factory floors from one window.
The bridge here moved workers between the dock, the approach tracks, and refueling buildings.
I wonder what this guy is thinking, walking through the complex.
While the last of the Studebaker production buildings were being demolished, I visited again. Here’s a shot taken shortly after the demolition crew left for the day.
The head distiller could walk out of their office to this balcony and overlook the whole fermentation process in a glance.
A number of skyways carried the production line across roads and railroad tracks in and around the plant. An identical skyway to this one was cut off sometime in the past decade (judging by the rust), probably for its steel.