From left to right: shaft building, headframe, rock house, hoist house.
The rear of the complex shows the more than 100 year old workhouse–still working! I do not know if the tanks are original to the 1901 elevator, but I suspect so.
Somewhere there was a hoe left on the ground. Given that we had read articles about photographers being mugged around the abandoned projects, we felt it wouldn’t hurt to carry this around. I am glad we did; it made a great musical drumstick against the warped Wheeler Rec Center floor.
While it looks like ground level, everything here is one story above the actual earth.
A multi-family home with an attic bedroom. The staircase was unstable, to say the least.
The underground portions of the engine shop were mostly filled in.
A sizable crane on the corner of the engine house still swings out.
The remains of the site radar beside the command building.
One of the most beautiful exterior features of the hospital are these turret vents, highly stylized and beautiful to behold.