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Between 1904 and 1996, Norwich State Hospital was home to some of Connecticut's most difficult mental cases.
Built in 1923 as a major terminal elevator, it would go on to have booms and busts. By 'boom', I mean, it had the nasty habit of exploding.
At its peak, Port Arthur and Fort William was home to more than 30 elevators at once. Some of them remain, but many are abandoned.