Milwaukee Road’s second substation at Loweth, as seen from the highway. Somewhat ironically, a new electrical substation is across the street from it today.In the background, you can make out a collapsing storage shed and some of the grades.
The playground used to be near the school which is now in ruins.
The ghost town of Lauder, Manitoba. It’s seen better days, but I bet the TV reception on the flatlands is great.
As my friend Jonathan would say, “on a human scale.”
An abandoned ranch on the east side of the tracks. This was not the Colmor Cutoff they were waiting for.
Outbuildings near the perimeter fence. Beyond is all ranch land.
An abandoned gatehouse bearing the name of the former factory.
Looking out at the abandoned neighborhood around the house.
The two antennae are retracted–the position they would be in if the base was under attack.
The orange bars were secured to the tunnel walls to support electric lines for the mine carts. Lower parts of the sand mines were allowed to flood. The water was perfectly still, and made for a mud so thick it could suck off your boots.