There were bins with hundreds of spools in them in the basement.
An original, minimally remodeled bathroom above the cafeteria reminds us what the whole complex once looked like.
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.
Much of the plant depended on steam, not only for heat but for mechanical power.
Interlocking bricks at the mouth of the stoker-less boiler.
One of the machines left over in the underground magnetic separation plant.
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.