The first floor hallway between conference rooms and the diesel lab at the center of the facility
For some time, tugboats were stored next to the elevator.
Taken from the most forward part of the windlass room to show how the front of the ship opens up from the front wedge. Note the giant anchor chains and foam strapped to the frontmost beam.
Beautiful details in the plaster moulding have been preserved by the sheer height of this room between the cathedral and auditorium.
The overgrown offices serve no one at this former Federal Elevator in Snowflake, MB.
A back-lit tree with the silhouette of a roof spire in the background.
On the left is a bathroom, which is why it has the wire mesh over the door; so it could be locked and still be ventilated. On the right side are small double-bed rooms, which still have their heavy wooden doors. More attractive than jail cell doors, but serving the same purpose.
The small door leads to the offices, the large door leads to the shop. My back at this time is to the corrugated steel wall. At the time I wondered why there was just one steel wall, not knowing that 40 years before there was another spot for an engine here. This section of the roundhouse has become a sort of town dump–car seats, cans of paint and tires are piled into its corners.
These wide spools sit atop the abandoned tracks that lead to the train shed, which was later repurposed into a truck shed.