And here are pictures from the remainder of the base including the power plant, hangers and misc buildings.
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Tuesday, May 29, 2012
A couple of the barracks were converted into hog barns
Friday, May 25, 2012
I know what your thinking, what does a groundhog have to do with urban exploration? Well let me tell you.. I recently went on a trip with saskurbex and we decided to stop and photograph what used to be an asylum. Many beautiful buildings, some used, some not we had to photograph this piece of history. While driving around the grounds I saw something jumping across the lawn, it was the size of a small dog but look more like a squirrel from the distance. After parking the car I walked over to it.. and indeed it was a groundhog. I have never seen one in the wild and one living on the ground of an old asylum was definitely interesting. So here he is.. and a picture of the building.
Photographs taken by SaskUrbex
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
Here are a couple pictures from tasks on the list...
Picture of Weyburn Mental, I am pointing to where we are a standing in relation to the map as Weyburn Mental is now demolished, but it was a beautiful Kirkbride style asylum.
Christmas decorations - you may recognize them from my annual Christmas post
Doing the YMCA on an abandoned toilet... Not the most enjoyable thing in a pitch black abandoned bathroom in an abandoned town hall
Our camera collection in an abandoned church - still missing a few camera's though.
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