The front of the power plant (right), the distillery itself (center), and the regaling house (left).
The basement held a makeshift chapel.
Miller Creek, in one of the wider sections that features a trout (as in the fish) canal in the middle of the drain. Even though it is underground, the fish are able to visit their breeding ponds upstream by swimming through the specially designed tunnel.
An article from Minnpost describes this design as “marital”, and I could not agree more.
Point me to the blast furnace.
This old ward, not a victim of remodeling, still has metal screens over the open windows of the doors. It should be obvious why glass were not used.
Shells of mixing buildings.
Dust explosions were a real risk for grain mills. These funnels helped to filter the air in the mill.
The skylights with geared-to-open windows were massive and quite functional.