I’m not sure, actually, whether this was an outhouse (right), but it seems likely. In any case, it was connected by a covered staircase to the Bunk House (left). The soil here was not all tailings, so there is a bit of thick grass–almost the only in sight!
From a distance (here, Union Yards), you can still see ARMOUR spelled out on the smokestack in white brick.
When I first saw Ogilvie’s from the ground, I promised myself to look back when i found my way into this little pitched outcropping which seemed to have the best view of Thunder Bay I could imagine. It turns out, though, that there is no floor in that section; it is just extended machine access! Oh well. Mount McKay in the background in the last light.
Noontime light, long criticized for the boring shadows it grants photographers, comes into its own sometimes.
Shadows of the trees from the materials yard.
From the street, it’s clear that almost every window and door had boards over it, but not every building had a roof. Silly priorities.
In an era where smoking was ubiquitous and sexy, smoking stations had to be a part of the job, even at an explosives factory.
Sunbeams under the sintering belt. Support cradles for the wires crossing the factory are falling down.
2008. Harris Machinery as seen from the roof of ADM-Delmar Elevator #4.