Expanding foam provides some textural contrast to the wood floors, worn smooth over a century. This building dates to the 1890s and was built as the coffin plant.
The end of one of the scrapped turbines. Judging by the aborted attempt at cutting it in half, the scrappers had some trouble with this one.
Peering into a remote office at Manitoba Wheat Pool #3. Someone left their to-do list behind.
The shed in the front was full of worker supplies–namely goggles and heavy leather gloves. Molten copper isn’t a friendly thing to handle.
The bottom of the stairs leading from the work floor to the cafeteria.
Note the pit is filled in here.
A big sliding fire door opens onto a train dock.
Wind-battered catwalk lights between the shaft house and headframe/rockhouse building.
Pillars painted red indicated firefighting supplies. Fire was a very common enemy of early rail facilities, and many roundhouses burned down because of a combination of dry wood, hot, fire-breathing machinery and countless oil-saturated surfaces.