The chalkboard in the filtering plant reminds new visitors of the last day.
Looking through a launcher doorway at an outbuilding… the fire truck garage, if I recall correctly. Fomapan medium format in Pentax 67.
I love the texture of the rust through the decaying yellow paint.
This building was 99 years old when it was demolished for the coal mine.
A bank of vertical filing cabinets, probably dating to National Guard days.
One of the storage bunkers was cracked open. I wonder how effective this heavy door would actually be… I expect, not very.
The Tilston School,built in the late 1960s. In front of it is a memorial and model to the first schoolhouse. This building, however, has been turned into a kind of town dump. The classrooms are filled with mattresses and discarded tires and trash.
A classroom, perhaps from the days when the city owned the building.
Trees between duplexes overshadow the buildings they were planted to shield; revenge for the boards on the windows.