Noisy Columns Behind the grand staircase is this beautifully preserved hallway with medieval-style arches and vivid paint. Related Similar Images ...based on the tags: archways, broken-glass, doors, pillars... The license plate reads “Farm Truck”. 2015. Water damage hastens the decay of the annex and its stage. Every time I visit this room, the chairs are in different places. Kodak Portra 400 in a Voigtlander Bessa. The front of the school overlooks the town of Birtle, Manitoba. It replaced a circa-1894 building which was a little farther down the hill. The spiral staircase ends in the basement, where two oil tanks (for the lantern) and a freshwater tank (for the Keeper) were stored. The basement consists of two long arched vaults like this. The shaft of Prize Mine in the abandoned building. Stay away! Most of the gauges on the control panels were broken. The pits have long since been filled so the roundhouse could be used for storage. The basements of the barracks were often stone and brick, and many of them were connected by short tunnels. The power lines follow the street, down to the mineshaft. Everything revolved around the mine, it seemed.