While walking out I snapped this last shot of the sunset drenching the castle-top watertower (staying with the theme), right before the sun dipped below the hill across the stream from which the whiskey was distilled.
The approach to Dock 4 is long demolished, so it is only accessible when the lake freezes.
Molten copper pouring being a very dangerous thing to do by hand, this scale measured the load for the “Auto Caster” that actually formed the cooling copper in its molds.
The dredge is divided into four levels. The top level has controls for the tailings boom and, when it was there, the bucket excavator.
Generations of Two Harbors teens smoked their first weed in this abandoned building, in my estimation. Comment if I’m right!
Gold, which has a relatively high mass, would drop through the slats of the sluice boxes as the water flowed over them. Around the dredge were a half dozen radiator pipes to keep the water flowing through the machines.
Looking across the whole milling operation from its dedicated powerhouse stretching across Eagle River.
The Calumet Elevator offices used to be flanked on both sides by rails. Now, only one side has engines running on it.
Chutes from a hundred machines interconnect to more machines and chutes on a dozen factory floors.
On the middle level of the Poacher House. For a detailed view of the chart see ‘See Reverse’.