The UP gets a lot of snow, making exploring its old mines a special challenge in the winter. The snow is more than 6 feet deep in this picture, and firm enough to walk on.
For some time, tugboats were stored next to the elevator.
2007. Reception Hospital. This is the hospital where incoming (suspected) patients would be evaluated (quarantined).
The machine shop today.
A long exposure in the wind, lit by airport lights.
Watching the comings and goings of doctors, nurses and new patients was a mainstay of asylum routine; one can find it easy to imagine pale faces pressed against the block glass windows, staring out at the world moving past them.
The first floor of the Industrial Loft building.
Standing on a caustic tank with my head out a roof hatch, I look at the sign of the last brand to be produced here.
Peeling paint reveals the room numbers of the past. Kodak Trix-400 on Canon T40.