It looks like this doorway was bricked up while the building behind it was still being used as a rail shop.
Ducking the steam lines overhead between the mixers and compressors, a water tower says “good morning,” right past the slack power lines. This is the sleepy uptown of the war city.
With the maintenance door open you can see the buckets on in the vertical conveyor.
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.
The entrance to the area where staff could sleep.
The depot at the head of town seems to be being disassembled. Behind it is a dead signal where the tracks used to be; they’ve been pulled.
This building cleaned the barrels that transported ingredients through the plant.
The turbine hall sported a beautiful Whiting gantry crane.
Looking across a skyway at the dust-collecting funnels, one of the few pieces of equipment that haven’t been completely decimated by time and the elements.