Trees by the beautiful Nurse’s Cottage above and behind the Kirkbride. One side looks out over farmland while the other faces the back of the hospital grounds. As of 2014, the city is allowing artists to rent spaces inside.
Ammunition had to be tested on site before shipment. That was done here. These heavy concrete bunkers deflected rounds harmlessly into the earth.
I wish I had the equipment then that I have now… I look back at these 10-year-old pictures and can’t ignore all the grain.
Labeling line elevator.
These rails used to connect to those inside the Santiago Tunnel. Now they dangle above tailings.
A better view of the belt system that drives all the machinery in the plant.
A facade that tells the story of demolition and neglect. The sign on the garage door indicates that if one finds themselves there, that they enter the buildings at their own risk. If only property owners in the US took this philosophy!
Go on and jump in, if you want, there’s even a ladder to climb out.
Train-mounted snowplows pushed the snow through the fence and against the old offices.
When the Mitchell project is complete, I’ll miss the textures on the face of the boiler.