Crank on Dock 4 Exploring Dock 4 was a very different experience, since it was almost all metal. Similar Images ...based on the tags: brown, gears, grates, heights, ice, rusty, silos, snow, staircases... Through a section of the tailings boom where mountain winds tore open the sheet metal around the conveyor, I poked my head out. If you’re an Astra-Zenica representative and want to use this for some magazine ad, I’ll charge you a reasonable $10,000. Email me (ha)! This little curled yellow thing is one of the last hints that this adobe building was lived in. I was surprised to see the roof was in such great condition. You can tell by the making on the wood that this wall is covered by a snow bank for most of the year. I love when moss grows indoors… one of the little pleasures of exploring abandonments. It seemed the only way to get a view of the room was to climb above the mounds of rotting donations, now not even fit to burn. The front of the school overlooks the town of Birtle, Manitoba. It replaced a circa-1894 building which was a little farther down the hill. The top of the docks are so rotten in places that you can see the lake through the boards. In the foreground you can see the controls for the chutes, which work on a clutch. A broken roof drain turned the fourth floor into a skating rink. Frost covers every surface. Kodak Portra 400 in Voigtlander Bessa.