Tableau A typical room in Birtle. Similar Images ...based on the tags: books, clothes, doors, green, left-behind, peeling-paint, shadows, tables... More than half a century of plans rot in the shadows, seemingly useless. From the highest roof of Ogvilvie’s, Thunder Bay looks like paradise. One of the oldest buildings had a wide central staircase with well worn steps. They were utilitarian and beautiful. When you’re incoming’s piling up with paint chips, what’s one to do? Call in a sick? The building in the foreground–the old control booth–was arsoned in 2009. The substation has definite structural issues. Pictured is the sidewalk that connected the plant to the company housing. Dr. Muchow’s offices stand near his ‘new’ mill, but they show evidence of vandalism. The light next to this acid tank was perfect, thanks to a gaping hole in the roof. These ruins of buildings recovered acid from the explosives line to be recycled.