I Love Birches Looking out toward Redore from the second floor of the workshop. This is why I love living in Minnesota. Related Similar Images ...based on the tags: broken-windows, leaves, trees... A yellow house above the mineshaft. Downtown and the blight. The front of the school overlooks the town of Birtle, Manitoba. It replaced a circa-1894 building which was a little farther down the hill. I included this image to illustrate the height of the headgrame and the distance between it and the hoist house. Of course, compared with the depth of the mine shaft, this distance is short. The buildings were level with one another, so one could look through as many as a dozen factory floors from one window. 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’. Saskatchewan Wheat Pool #4 looks rough these days. You can tell how high the children of Thunder Bay can throw a rock. The pockmarked concrete sign of Substation #2 over the control room that faces the highway. Beds line a basement room that is part way between the concepts of inside and outside. Boards and bricks were falling while I was photographing it—stay out.