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.
The perimeter fence still holds strong, 50 years after it was put up.
I assume this sign used to sit near the highway that snakes around the mine and town.
Unit 4’s lower levels.
One of the few man-sized exterior doors, seemingly with an original frame. Classic arching and beautiful textures–every inch of wall had me drooling. If this engine house was in a metropolitan area, it would have been turned into a $10 million white collar office suite ten years ago.
The control room for Manitoba Pool Elevator #3 was the most modern of any I saw in Thunder Bay. Apparently, 25 men were working on the day this elevator shut down.
“The fresh snow mixed indistinguishably from the ashes of the half-demolished power plant.”
The walls are separating on the adobe house…
Above the offices is this little section of factory that still has strips of wood flooring. This may be where the upholstery was cut.