On the left are rows of dayrooms; on the right is one of two long hallways which connect the two halves of the hospital. The large, center section of the hallway would fit chairs for patients to look out on the gardens. They called it a conservatory. This hallway would be as close as some patients would get to nature.
In what has turned into a kind of industrial courtyard between four ovens some people have posted their tags. X was here.
The basement of the asylum was a strange place. Take, this fireplace, for instance, in an otherwise barren room. Random cinderblock (left) has created a little room behind the fireplace. To round out the strangeness, a toilet was plumbed into the middle of the space. Note the stone foundations.
In the middle of Electric Steel, dust collector vents cross-cross out of sight.
Death. About two seconds after the explosives were triggered.
The woman in the wall has the bed; is pulling it in; is holding you down…
Frontenac’s shaft house is well preserved, compared to all other around it. Leica/Summilux 35/Ektar 100
The Barker turning around before it backed into Tac Harbor to unload coal for Minnesota Power.
Ladders crawl the back of the signs. Graffiti writers’ right of passage.