Peeling paint reveals the room numbers of the past. Kodak Trix-400 on Canon T40.
The main rail artery for Thunder Bay passes Ogilvie’s.
One leg of the headframe meets the hoist house. Two cranes are rusted in place.
A high-ceilinged room where kegs would be delivered for cleaning, before they were refilled with fresh booze.
The main buildings were mostly interconnected and in good condition. The dry air helps to preserve the wooden structures.
The playground used to be near the school which is now in ruins.
A few of the stalls in the older section of the roundhouse, the noon sky peeking in.
The individual ovens are skinny to allow even and fast heating of the whole interior. Numbers are cut into signs because no paint could withstand the heat or corrosive emissions from the coking process.
Counter-weighted ore cars alternately filled and emptied to feed Furnace 7. Honestly, though, the corner-mounted cranes are sexier in my opinion. Note the trees growing from the stacks.