In the brewhouse between the preheating tank and kettle room. The spiral staircase goes into a kettle annex where a few smaller stainless steel kettles hide. If you looked right from this frame you would see the bottom of one of the kettles like the bottom of a steel mixing bowl.
The main buildings were mostly interconnected and in good condition. The dry air helps to preserve the wooden structures.
A small machine shop level.
A hydraulic ‘bridge’ couple lower onto the tracks to bring mine cars into the shaft house, presumably for repair. I haven’t found this system anywhere else, but it makes a lot of sense.
Looking toward a void–formerly a hallway to the mineshaft–now a hole in the ground.
A look at another “Belt-o-Vator”. I like the sign.
An Old Crow warehouse, formerly federally controlled, near Old Taylor Distillery.
Generations of Two Harbors teens smoked their first weed in this abandoned building, in my estimation. Comment if I’m right!
Windows provided the 250-some workers with fresh air and light, and helped to keep flour dust from building up in the air, helping to prevent explosions. Today, machines control air flow better without windows, so they were bricked.