The huge snowfalls of 2011 brought new collapses across the buildings.
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.
While the last of the Studebaker production buildings were being demolished, I visited again. Here’s a shot taken shortly after the demolition crew left for the day.
The many levels of catwalks make for a place where you can look from the ground floor to the roof, about 4 stories up.
Jars like these were used to measure the volume of fluid pumped out of TB patients’ lungs.
Looking across the whole milling operation from its dedicated powerhouse stretching across Eagle River.
Mold creeps up the walls of the offices that housed the Closing Team of the TCRC – Twin Cities Research Center – as water damage pulls ceiling tiles down.
Looking out of Kurth Malt a the neighbors–the silos past Electric Steel are those of the Froedert Malt Company, now gone.
Shadows of the timberwork and cribbing are cast across cracked lake ice. My footprints follow cat tracks.