The Osborne Mercantile reflected in Twohy Mercantile’s eastern windows, minutes before subset. The current owner has done a fair job replacing broken windows with plexiglass to keep the elements out.
It is unclear whether this area was for coal dumping or ore dumping, though the huge dents in the steel plating suggests the latter.
HDR matrix panorama. Looking from the grain elevators, now doomed, toward the city between the flour mill’s water tower and tile elevator’s neon sign, the old and new economies seem almost united. Yet the financial centers rise in reality to shadow the now-abandoned industry and manufacturing. The way of things, I’m told.
The fences helped discourage patients from throwing themselves down the stairs.
The company labs. If you can believe it, this area is even more destroyed today.
The buildings were level with one another, so one could look through as many as a dozen factory floors from one window.
This is what the complex looks like today to the bare eye. Dull, monochrome, quiet.
The arches of the Twohy building, before some of the signs and sills were painted in 2015.