Just across the North Dakota border, a rusty Milwaukee Road boxcar sits where it was shoved off the mainline. The grain elevator in the background marks the tracks, which is still used by BNSF.
Far above the areas that were heavily scrapped, I found some old bottles to collect samples of the sour mash whiskey as it made its was from the distillation room to barrel filling.
A 1960s style TV set in a sun room at the back of the poor house. The concrete room survived the roof collapse and was full of rotten children’s books and toys. Perhaps it was where donations were sorted, or perhaps it was a nursery/orphanage area.
The women’s ward had a player piano in it, likely a donation.
A stack of flawed casting molds, in the ready position next to where the cupolas sat when the plant closed.
Candy jar molds, in the far corner of the paint shop.
2011. Flavored beers are still popular. The flavor concentrates were stored in this bank of fridges.
Cobbled walkways followed the assembly lines.
A heavy cloth separates the sanding station from other areas. This particular section seemed to specialize with chair seats, judging by the many unsanded blanks there.