In this section of the Men’s Ward, sealed by brick from lower floors, the room doors had messages painted in their inside–some motivational, some not. I would be interested to hear if anyone knows the backstory of this section. Lighting is natural; it was just after sunset.
One of my favorite photos of the ADM-Delmar #1 skyway, when it stood. Taken at sunset, with the reflection of the overcast sky in the remaining windows.
I revisited the mill years after my documentary. Now it is even more destroyed and surrounded by new fences.
This building had no identity issues. My chief regret was not spending more time documenting the ghost signs around the complex.
This was a living space for the keepers during storms, when it was too dangerous to return to the houses on the point.
Old boathouses near the dock.
In most places, it may seem off for there to be a tunnel door on the top floor of a building, but Ford was that kind of place. This door from the steam plant led into a skyway and tunnel that connected to the main assembly floor.
This spiral staircase isn’t doing Lemp much good–maybe they’ll let me have it! I do love, though, that there is a door going to it–without walls–and it ascends to a second floor that doesn’t exactly exist anymore.
Outside the locker room without the sandwiches and beer… plenty of glass shards, though, if you feel like it.