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.
The topmost roof of the hospital is covered in antennae and includes a star that faced the rest of the complex, now demolished.
Sliding curtains gave a little privacy to the residents of this room, which looked and felt more medicinal than most of the other multi-patient rooms.
On the roof, looking toward Jay Cook Park over the ruins of the Hart House. You can see how Nopmeing (“out in the woods) got its name. Fujicolor 100 on Leica M7.
In the steam plant, steam pipes bundled in canvas and asbestos criss-cross the walls.
The playground used to be near the school which is now in ruins.
The end of the heating line allowed glass to cool slowly, and thus be stronger.
The purpose of the concentrator was to separate the gold and silver-rich ore from the waste rock. You can tell from the design that the process relies heavily on gravity.
“Against the blue sky, its rusting central silos look like rising smoke meeting the last minutes of a sunset. These give way to a corrugated night sky of blue gray, punched-through with staggered four-pane windows, all glassless.”
Like a railgun pointed at the Rockies… the boom would direct tailings–junk rock–outside of the dredge pond.