Sleeping bags mark this former courtyard as a crash pad for the local homeless.
On the extended engine bay…
A big sliding fire door opens onto a train dock.
This building had the rusty remains of a few mattresses, likely used in the 1940s when this site was last occupied.
On the left are rows of dayrooms; on the right is one of two long hallways which connect the two halves of the hospital. The large, center section of the hallway would fit chairs for patients to look out on the gardens. They called it a conservatory. This hallway would be as close as some patients would get to nature.
The factory’s first aid room and laboratory. Sure makes me wonder how safe the lab was!
The gold mine is now a gravel pit.
In the corner of most of the factory floors, freight elevators flanked restrooms to leave more central space for machines and their masters.