Peering into a remote office at Manitoba Wheat Pool #3. Someone left their to-do list behind.
One of the cupola air intakes, rattled loose by the demolition downstairs, hangs stranded on the second floor. You can see that the floor I’m standing on in this picture used to extend all the way to the right wall. The blue paint on the wall made the climb absolutely worth it.
In the soft wood of the machine, an employee left their mark.
Don Crist ’83. Brick Graffiti Series.
Algae grows where water flows/From the sawtooth roof/To the mines below/The sun climbs high/But is in no one’s eyes/A wall alone crumbles/It was no suprise
Who is Jo Jew? Is it you?
” JN 2-27-39″. Brick Graffiti Series.
Chains connected hooked baskets and lockers to hoist up clothes and helmets when they were above ground. Whether wet with sweat or dry street clothes, the system worked to unclutter lockers and maintain air circulation around subterranean uniforms.