A row of security lights line the roof of the power station.
On the top floor of one of the old wards, the slanted roofline makes the this group room more claustrophobic. Portra 160.
In the modern control room at the base of the white elevator tower are the electronics that ran the newer building, its rail components and boat-loading component. The superstructure permeates all spaces here, as can be seen with the crossing I-beams in the main office.
Ladders crawl the back of the signs. Graffiti writers’ right of passage.
The top of the barracks staircase.
Fake Fact: The term ‘stovetop hat’ was coined by Island Station’s architect while trying to explain why he wanted to put the steel chimney on the station. ‘Live Here’ was part of the advertising when the building was host to artist lofts. They weren’t kidding.
These rails used to connect to those inside the Santiago Tunnel. Now they dangle above tailings.
On the boarded-up first floor of the house proper near the door to the chapel, the last pew sites next to a wet box of Bibles.