Tattered Robes of Rank Facade of tarps and fences on the old house. It used to have a bronze ornament on the second floor patio, but it was taken for scrap years ago. Similar Images ...based on the tags: balconies, boarded-windows, fences, triangles... Wind-battered catwalk lights between the shaft house and headframe/rockhouse building. A scene on the balcony. “Man has set for himself the goal of conquering the world but in the processes loses his soul.” Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, Russian writer and historian. For some time, Purina ran a feed service out of the elevator. Inside and outside were signs of its past presence. The projector booth, above the balcony in the auditorium. Timbers overlap where mine cars plunged, a strange wooden fence traced the center of the beams. Scanned after being recovered from the bottom of an old wooden box for a few years. Circa 2005. Sluice tables stretch into the darkness. 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.