A big sign marks where the elevated walkway is severed where Dock 2 used to meet Dock 3, now gone.
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.
“But everyone I used to know was either dead or in prison So I came back to Minneapolis this time I think I’m gonna stay” -Tom Waits
This section retains water and is mostly shaded, so moss has found a way to live in the concrete.
Can you imagine workers in a food plant smoking on the job today?
Beautiful doors separated the boiler room and the sugar mill. Can you imagine the gracefully curving steps in a power plant today?
Construction in 2014 reveals a lost stone sign.
A basement classroom, its chalkboards long gone, overlooks the playground.
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.