In the far back of the cellars there are some old bottles. This arch shows an old entrance to the cellars, now collapsed.
I made this picture to give the reader a sense of the slope between the mine buildings and the base of the concentrator. The whole area was really steep, and sometimes required scrambling to get up and down the Picayune Gulch for short distances.
Ultimately, it was the bad roof that doomed these buildings.
This section of the hospital recently collapsed.
Will coming down “Darwin’s Ladder”.
It’s unclear where this walkway once connected. Perhaps there used to be a building here that covered the entrance to the Santiago Tunnel…
Observing War City in the midst of an electric storm. This photo is lit almost entirely by lightning.
When I first saw Ogilvie’s from the ground, I promised myself to look back when i found my way into this little pitched outcropping which seemed to have the best view of Thunder Bay I could imagine. It turns out, though, that there is no floor in that section; it is just extended machine access! Oh well. Mount McKay in the background in the last light.
If you look closely, you can see the rain dropping into the building. This is the part of the chapel with the collapsed roof–not the carvings on the choir loft.