Much of the circa-1950s buildings remain with few alterations, such as these long boring sheet metal ruststicks.
Imagine with yellow window guards are eyebrows and the open windows are the eyes. This headframe seems a bit curious.
Found in one of the rooms that hosted an inpatient chemical dependency unit in its later years. Connect the dots yourself.
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.
Shadows of the skylights form a backdrop for rust-welded machines.
The nurse’s station on this floor, a ward still in its original design, featured a half-door where patients could get their medicine. Portra 160.
The cemetery for the old asylum is, sadly, largely unmarked. Only in recent years has there been a real effort to locate and identify the remains there.
A morning shower made the plant’s metal siding shake… probably nothing, though, compared to when the furnaces were blasting. The objects on the ground are molten ore containers.
There were a few large houses on the Old Crow property where employees would live. The glen had little housing.