The stonework was done by a local handyman of sorts, who was also a guard at a nearby insane asylum. He did a great job, it seems to me.
Looking across a skyway at the dust-collecting funnels, one of the few pieces of equipment that haven’t been completely decimated by time and the elements.
I love the ghost sign across these two elevators, originally built as Superior Elevator. It’s looking pretty rough.
This is a typical view of the factory; most of it was long hallways flanked by piles of equipment and access points to maintain them.
2008. Harris Machinery as seen from the roof of ADM-Delmar Elevator #4.
From the door where mine carts were dumped into the Concentrator, the erosion around the former Santiago Tunnel on Treasure Mountain is obvious. The rails barely connect to the ground anymore.
In case of fire, workers on higher floors would take the emergency slides to escape.
The skyway in the bottom of the picture is now gone.
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.