Behind the small stage is a hallway signed by practically every act that walked through its doors. There’s also a pair of palms. Since all the heat in the building collects in this area, it did seem more tropical.
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’.
This building had the rusty remains of a few mattresses, likely used in the 1940s when this site was last occupied.
As if they were planning to move the furniture out of the hospital, it all sits in the main hallway in the ground floor.
An unplanned skylight. It’s unclear why some parts of the building had wooden roofing, while others were highly reinforced with brick.
Spare parts ready for this building’s reactivation.
Where the trees are sprouting–below the skyways and criss-crossing pipes–are two sets of railroad tracks that turned through this narrow alleyway through the middle of the production line to drop off raw materials and pick up finished product.
Inside the main entrance is a whiteboard and mirror, then it branches into discrete spaces.
The entry point for the painting shed on the top floor. Cars would have a few feet in between them before they entered. Separate sheds would prime and add color.
Scrappers tried to take this steel pulley out of Fisher, but it proved too heavy.