088 - 1st February 2006 - Jack Daniels at Lynchburg


The Jack Daniel's Visitors Centre


The visitors centre


Jack Daniel himself - only 5 feet tall


Our tour guide Ron. Behind him are the stacks of wood they will burn to make charcoal for filtration


The burning apparatus


Piles of finished charcoal


One of the old on site fire engines


One of the storage warhouses


The Jack Daniel's spring - The water is what brought Jack Daniels to this site


Another statue of Jack Daniels


This safe is what killed Jack Daniel. He kicked it in a temper one day and broke his toe. The gangrenous infection spread over several years and eventually killed him.


The original office building - The only original building on the site


The distillery towers


140 proof pure moonshine whiskey


The still room


The fermenting process in action


The Mellowing building


Jack Daniel's Distillery was the first registered distillery in the USA


Inside the Jack Daniel's barrels - $105 each


The packaging line


One of the many Barrel Houses


Each barrel will wait from 4 to 8 years to mature before being sent out


Downtown Lynchburg - The town hall


Our tour group - Say Whiskey!!!!