A heavy steel security door, taken right off its hinges. This was likely installed after Grafton State School took over the hospital.
This wide skyway connected two of the inner factory buildings, where parts would have to be transported to keep the operation moving, which is why it is much wider than other bridges in the plant.
A rail maintenance building. I liked the color of the tree against the peeling red paint.
Admin, 2005. This is the only good picture I took of the Administration Tower before a lightning strke ignited its roof. Now a metal cap keeps the water out of the most iconic building at the Kirkbride.
The offices for the Five Roses elevator have long been boarded. To the left you can see the Manitoba Pool Elevator slogan, “Service at Cost”, meaning they would not make profit off farmers and dues.
An interesting crane in the back of the machine shop. It seems very light duty, so I am not certain what it was used for.
Cobble streets wrap around the inside of the fort.
These were some of the most attractive shops of all the mines in the area. It’s no wonder Hanna Mining wanted to use them as their center of operations in the Iron River district.
Calumet stands at the side of the Union Pacific railyard.