The mill was powered, in part, by water flowing through turbines under it. After the flow worked the industrial heart of the flour mill, it was exit to the Mississippi here.
Taken from the most forward part of the windlass room to show how the front of the ship opens up from the front wedge. Note the giant anchor chains and foam strapped to the frontmost beam.
This heavy door opens directly into the missile vault and was used to load and unload the missile erector.
This is a great example of a combination rock house; the silos below used to fill trains with ore dropped from mine cars pulled to the top of the structure.
Storms and waves, focused by the Port of Wisconsin entry have focused the faces to tear-up these boards below.
The perimeter fence still holds strong, 50 years after it was put up.
The back of the Lyric, including the offices at the back of the theater.
The left tunnel goes to the opposite side of the car elevator seen on the right. There was a time when Fords were shipped by barge on the Mississippi. This freight elevator brought them from the assembly floor to river level. A separate elevator was for moving men and silica up and down.
Regauging is the process wherein barrels are opened and the whiskey is tested in various ways, especially in its alcohol content.