One of the oldest buildings had a wide central staircase with well worn steps. They were utilitarian and beautiful.
A broken roof drain turned the fourth floor into a skating rink. Frost covers every surface. Kodak Portra 400 in Voigtlander Bessa.
One of the older buildings on the site, this is an old power house that provided electricity to the plant. I spent some time walking around it and believe it was fired with coal gas but had a diesel backup installed later.
An orphan culvert and camper, both tossed aside where nobody that will see will care.
Even without the kettles the Hamm’s brewhouse is beautifully lit, ornamented architecturally and begging for photographers to remember it.
This building had no identity issues. My chief regret was not spending more time documenting the ghost signs around the complex.
An employee lunchroom with every door and window covered in vented steel.
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’.
“Paint the fence,” they said, but I don’t feel like it… who cares, anyway.