Old conveyor belts are draped over the sides of the ore chutes to cut down on the noise and wear of the dumping trains.
The turbine hall, without turbines. I guess that makes this a hall… at least it has a clock.
The the left, the nitrating line in War City. To the right, War City’s sole suburb, Charlestown, IN.
The pitch of the roof is more typical for areas with lots of snow—not the border of Ohio and Kentucky. So, I assume this roofline accommodated some equipment inside for trains—note the tracks.
The seminal architectural feature of the old hospital–the parts built by Illinois Central Railroad–was this staircase. Wide and graceful, adorned with paint chips and fire extinguishers, and leading from offices to surgical suites to the cafeteria.
A photo from my first trip, although very little has changed in this area of the building except for the level of graffiti. I love skylights, don’t you?
The surgical suite was flooding.
A long exposure in the wind, lit by airport lights.
The wings of the church had a lot more water damage than the rest. The organ on the balcony was in decent condition when I arrived.