Abandoned for Blocks I wonder what this guy is thinking, walking through the complex. Similar Images ...based on the tags: alleys, clouds, graffiti, people, rusty, trees, water-towers... Between blizzards on the hill, I look out over the Chateau. Kodak Portra 400 on Voightlander Bessa. In the mid-2000s, Peavey sealed the spaces between their Electric Steel Elevator bins. What they unwittingly created was a graffiti time capsule. “Impeach Bush”. 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’. At sunrise the fog rose near the solvent recovery line. You can barely read the “XXX” warning. Asbestos-cord-wrapped glass tongs piled in a shed next to the pouring line. One of the machines left over in the underground magnetic separation plant. The steel sea leg is so heavy it requires a huge counterweight that travels the height of the elevator. I didn’t test the rungs, but I bet the view was incredible. This building had the rusty remains of a few mattresses, likely used in the 1940s when this site was last occupied.