The overgrown offices serve no one at this former Federal Elevator in Snowflake, MB.
A different kind of tree fort.
After a short rainfall douses the mill in downtown Fergus Falls, the river next to the brick walls swells and the sounds of water overtakes the echos of the nearby bars. Reflections are on the foundation of the former distribution and rail building.
When it became “Hyde Park Hospital”, this portico was added onto the front.
It would be a shame if this building is not preserved. Word is (as of 2015) that construction may start on this section soon.
This ruin was once the Toltec Mine, a producing gold and silver claim that operated into the 1940s.
On the left are rows of dayrooms; on the right is one of two long hallways which connect the two halves of the hospital. The large, center section of the hallway would fit chairs for patients to look out on the gardens. They called it a conservatory. This hallway would be as close as some patients would get to nature.
Taken around 11,600 feet.
A quick vertical panorama taken on my back at the sweet spot of a great summer sunset. On the skylight is the torch-cut catwalk that used to link the outside of the smokestacks that vented the cupolas.