This ward was the last occupied place in the hospital. It was used as a chemical dependency (drug and alcohol) inpatient program. It seems that they were allowed to paint the walls before they abandoned it… I go back and forth, thinking it is a shame and thinking it is a little cool.
The basement held a makeshift chapel.
The only door into a large windowless concrete room, probably a storage bin. Kodak Portra 160/Mamiya 6.
Bells are highly symbolic, being used from everything from calling worshipers in the morning to exorcising demons at night.
The portal facing Taconite Harbor (at a healthy distance) is mostly closed. Some kids put bullet holes in it. Shooting down a long tunnel is extremely dangerous, and you should not do it, obviously. Mamiya 6/Portra 160
East Elevation of the Depot. Ektar 100/Mamiya 6
Hiking into the ghost town with enough gear to live there for a few days, if we wanted.
In this ghost town where there were brick, wooden, and dirt-brick buildings, the latter fared the best by far.
North of the assembly complex is a storage network of earthen and concrete bunkers.
The school (hospital) campus was expansive.