Frontenac’s shaft house is well preserved, compared to all other around it. Leica/Summilux 35/Ektar 100
The Barker turning around before it backed into Tac Harbor to unload coal for Minnesota Power.
This is where the transformers were housed. Note the steel tracks in the floor for moving equipment around the building.
A bunk room, minus the bunks.
The old offices for the Oberon Elevator are defunct, but seem to be holding up to the brutal prairie snows and winds. Medium Format.
Between two brick buildings is a metal one with many windows set into it. Having been in many mills of similar design, I conjecture that this was the milling building, where machines ground the corn before it was boiled.
A burned and rusted control panel in the corner of the new hoist room.
Depending on the position of the valve, flour could be routed from the filtering process back into a mill.
Watching the comings and goings of doctors, nurses and new patients was a mainstay of asylum routine; one can find it easy to imagine pale faces pressed against the block glass windows, staring out at the world moving past them.