The front of the school overlooks the town of Birtle, Manitoba. It replaced a circa-1894 building which was a little farther down the hill.
I found out some of my friends were going to be married while I was on top of Gold Medal one evening while it was snowing.
Standing on the ruins of the former sister dock, looking back at the soon-to-be-demolished family member. The pilings I stood on for the shot were those of the Chicago and North Western RR #3 which was dismantled in 1960 and used to be 2,040-feet long.
Dead cars were parked permanently near the model farm. Perhaps it had an automotive program. After all, before they were ‘Indian Residential Schools’ they were ‘Indian Industrial Schools’.
While the stokers are gone, the pipes bringing pulverized coal down were left.
The inside of Whiting mine, as it looks today.
One of my favorite images from my stay… Note the snowed-over road in the distance! This is looking toward Animas Forks.
Negative twenty looks much warmer in retrospect, wouldn’t you say? Taken through the window of a gantry crane cab.
The brick substation and the wooden storage shed are the last two structures from The Milwaukee Road’s operations at Loweth.