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.
The moon highlights the contrails over the engine house in the middle of the night. Foreground light painted.
This was my first view of Harris Machinery’s property… it was strange to find what looked like a ghost town five minutes from downtown Minneapolis!
The rust garden’s brick centerpiece contrasts the muted winter Kentucky palette.
The clock, which was sold after Amtrak dumped the building, was returned to the Waiting Room in 2005.
Can you imagine workers in a food plant smoking on the job today?
The chalkboard in the filtering plant reminds new visitors of the last day.
The flour mill (rear) and its elevators. The taller elevator was moved here in 1955, when the Harrisons bought it from Federal, who declared it surplus. The smaller elevator replaced an earlier smaller warehouse in 1926. Taken shortly after dawn. This one picture made the drive worth it, for me. Medium Format.
Two roads; the left one you can walk down, but you have to answer questions when people ask. The right one–you don’t want to be found on that one.