The spiral staircase ends in the basement, where two oil tanks (for the lantern) and a freshwater tank (for the Keeper) were stored. The basement consists of two long arched vaults like this.
Will coming down “Darwin’s Ladder”.
Note the severed skyway–that led to a set of grain elevators that have since been demolished.
Looking out at the abandoned neighborhood around the house.
Looking across the ruin-strewn brownfield left from ACME’s operation and demolition.
As the Barker steamed past the dock and island, the sunset casts the shadow of the Taconite Harbor receiving trestle on the boat. Through the fog, you can see some of the islands that were joined into a breakwater.
Kate stands on top of the tailings pile that added some usable land to the side of the gulch. Somewhere nearby is the buried Santiago Tunnel.
Checking out the neighbors. Shot on a the legendary Pentax 67.
When the bank burned, it was demolished except for the vault, which sits behind the depot.