Since this picture was taken, the roof has totally collapsed in this area.
Everyone loves water towers.
A circular common room in one of the original parts of the hospital. When the asylum was especially crowded, this would be filled with patient beds, too. It’s very strange that this floor was not tiled like the other common rooms. It makes me wonder if especially dangerous patients were kept in this ward; those who could not be trusted to not extract and sharpen the ceramic tiles. Portra 160.
The wings of the church had a lot more water damage than the rest. The organ on the balcony was in decent condition when I arrived.
One of the pair of motors that powered this mine shaft. In the 1950s, this shaft was designated a rescue shaft, and was only maintained for emergencies. One reason that Cheratte built Shaft 3 nearby was because these motors and infrastructure did not have the capacity that the giant mine below called for.
I wonder how polluted that water is.
A ruined culvert near Oregon Creek, behind Old Main, the predecessor of the University of Minnesota-Duluth.
This building was responsible for storing and drying the barrels. Compare right.
Go on and jump in, if you want, there’s even a ladder to climb out.