The rails that used to go to the back of the complex are long gone, but the ties are still in the back of the parking lot.
A row of security lights line the roof of the power station.
A little cloud passes over the Five-Stack powerplant ruins, like a puff of smoke.
For some time, Purina ran a feed service out of the elevator. Inside and outside were signs of its past presence.
The back of the neon sign before it was converted to LED lighting. The image is mirrored so it can be read.
On the left are rows of dayrooms; on the right is one of two long hallways which connect the two halves of the hospital. The large, center section of the hallway would fit chairs for patients to look out on the gardens. They called it a conservatory. This hallway would be as close as some patients would get to nature.
Looking out across the elevator row from Portland Huron’s roof. Don’t you love the color of the sky?
The Port Arthur elevator row, as seen from the edge of Fort William.
The Blacksmith Shop (right) was connected to the Bunk House (left) via this narrow walkway. This is likely due to the fire risk in each building. The left building had a cooking stove and furnace for heat and the right building had a small industrial furnace to repair mining equipment. A little walkway would mean that a fire on one side would be easier to fight from the other.