The control room was used through the mid-1990s as the plant was used to stabilize the power grid.
A poor panorama showing where the turntable used to be for the roundhouse.
A 180-degree panorama of the first floor of the refectory. I just loved the colors; there’s something about plaster walls that retain the character of a building; they crumble when they die, which is much more graceful than drywall, which drips down into a stinking puddle that looks and smells like a blob of Elmer’s glue.
A night view of the launch pad.
About a third of the roundhouse was demolished in the 1950s, but there’s a lot left.
An alarm panel in the powerpplant, now demolished.
This gives you a sense for what it looks like to stand on the roof of the main production building at sunset.
The top floors of all the buildings seemed to be the worst off. Arson and the elements have eroded Packard like water over salt.
The side of the Boissevain Manitoba Pool elevator has a mural showing the equipment and inside the structure! Film: Fuji FP100C.