Looking into the tunnel system from below the Women’s Ward. The tunnels were used mostly by staff to move food and laundry.
The grand staircase with little balconies leaning over it. All the stone stairs are broken and graffiti marks every wall.
A sign of where man met machine.
The main rail artery for Thunder Bay passes Ogilvie’s.
Wind blew taconite dust against the walls of these suspended control room, making even the glass appear to rust.
They left and took their God with ’em. Doesn’t feel too empty without ‘im, though.
The building behind Daisy was demolished, leaving these tanks and a pointless conveyorway. Now it’s bricked (see over door near right corner of mill) and the tanks are exposed to the elements. There are a few holes in the area that have a healthy drop, so you should avoid the area.
While it looks like ground level, everything here is one story above the actual earth.
ADM-Delmar #1- Maintainance Department. The stainless steel bits are part of the grain dryer added in the 1940s. The workhouse itself (the larger tower) was a dedicated Cleaning House, meaning that grain passed through both these buildings to be rid of dust, dirt and extra moisture before storage. In the foreground is the old ADM locker room and pipe department.