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.
Frontenac’s shaft house is well preserved, compared to all other around it. Leica/Summilux 35/Ektar 100
We people are so small.
Connecting the Administration Building to the wards fanning out. Historical photos show cots lining this hallway when the hospital was severely overcrowded. Lit by lightning outside the grounds during a huge thunderstorm.
Looking out at the abandoned neighborhood around the house.
One of the prettier Humphry Manlifts in Minneapolis, in my opinion.
The wings of the church had a lot more water damage than the rest. The organ on the balcony was in decent condition when I arrived.
Group showers in the basement. Most children lived here 10 months out of the year, though some remained year-round.
Looking through a launcher doorway at an outbuilding… the fire truck garage, if I recall correctly. Fomapan medium format in Pentax 67.