This “pit” would allow workers to crawl below locomotives to service them.
Looking up the hill from the rooftop of the Temple Opera Block. The downtown casino (left) looks far closer to its original use as a Sears Roebuck department store than it does today. Behind it is the blighted Carter Hotel, one of many abandoned buildings near the former Orpheum.
A bunk room, minus the bunks.
In its last years, the church had a congregation of only about 100. It opened with 1.700…
The control room for Manitoba Pool Elevator #3 was the most modern of any I saw in Thunder Bay. Apparently, 25 men were working on the day this elevator shut down.
Fergus Falls State Hospital. Well, technically moonlight… but a with stars nonetheless! The orange glow from the left and in the rear of the building are exterior lights on associated–former State Hospital–buildings. All other light is from the full moon that evening.
Different colors stained the small panes on the top floor. For once, it seemed more ridiculous to not be inside an abandoned factory.
Shadows of the timberwork and cribbing are cast across cracked lake ice. My footprints follow cat tracks.
Peering out of the porthole of the light tower, I saw the shadow of the station on the lake.