Dead cars were parked permanently near the model farm. Perhaps it had an automotive program. After all, before they were ‘Indian Residential Schools’ they were ‘Indian Industrial Schools’.
Much of the milling equipment predated the mill itself, so I would not be surprised if this particular machine really dates to 1860.
Another ruined spiral staircase in the mill.
This might have been part of the Pioneer Pellet Plant. It looks to be a ball mill, which pulverizes ore by spinning it with thousands of ball bearings.
Left: a ladder and hatch to the roof of the Temple Opera Building. Right: a false wall hides the staircase that runs right into the roof, which used to be third floor of the building. Note how the bannister is simply cut off.
Captured bolts for a pressure cooker on an industrial scale.
A heavy steel security door, taken right off its hinges. This was likely installed after Grafton State School took over the hospital.
Thunder Bay Elevator, now stands without a headhouse. Around the silos, a few shacks still stand.
Filters and fans to draw air into the boilers in the second power plant.