Looking up from the ground floor at the various levels of the sugar mill.
2005. Looking at the brewhouse from the top of the staircase the goes to the tunnels.
A single metal emergency slide rusts away at sunrise.
The office was redder than the rest of the building.
Don’t you love the shape of the house on the right?
An insurance office.
Power House, 2000s From the roof of the larger power plant’s Building A, Hastings, MN’s lights burn behind the smokestacks.
A typical narrow hallway at Birtle.
This door used to open at river level, but it has since been built up and sealed with a steel grate. Still, the original doors (with original paint?) stand in the same place. Once they opened to the fresh air, now they are permanently sealed in the tunnels. This is the official entrance for inspecting the mine, hence fiber optic and ladder. Shortly after the plant was demolished, this entire area was resealed and alarmed.