This elevator was built in 1922 and was used until the passing rails were removed in the mid-1970s.
Grain is taken from the bottom of the silos through a conveyor in a tunnel. These blowers keep the air in the tunnel fresh.
Looking out the second-floor lighthouse office window. On this visit, the last ice of the season was slowly drifting into the harbor.
Dr. Muchow’s offices stand near his ‘new’ mill, but they show evidence of vandalism.
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.
Wind-battered catwalk lights between the shaft house and headframe/rockhouse building.
The headquarters for the plant was in the middle of it. It’s abandoned but well preserved–a strange sight in Gary, Indiana.
Looking toward Old Taylor Distillery from the roof of Old Crow.
From the street, it’s clear that almost every window and door had boards over it, but not every building had a roof. Silly priorities.