Daisy Mill could accept shipments from water, rail, and truck at one time. Now everything comes and goes by rail.
Looking up the hill from the rooftop of the Temple Opera Block. The downtown casino (left) looks far closer to its original use as a Sears Roebuck department store than it does today. Behind it is the blighted Carter Hotel, one of many abandoned buildings near the former Orpheum.
A huge steel tank, one of several left over, left over from either the Ashland Oil or Allied Chemical periods.
A window for light and air pokes above the big arch in the hallway. Most of the interior ceilings were broad brick archways.
Here you can see the end of the scrapping phase in 2011.
The hospital was surrounded by walking paths that crisscrossed the front green, as it was called. Part of Kirkbride’s plan was to have ample opportunities for exercise outdoors–fresh air, especially cold fresh air, was thought to have curative properties.
Fermenters and mixing tanks fill this brewing room. The lighting is all natural, and is partially owed to a crumbling wall letting the sunset blast the interior in almost perfect profile.
My first picture at Nopeming, sometime around 2004. The same year that the county stopped mowing the lawn.
One of the most beautiful exterior features of the hospital are these turret vents, highly stylized and beautiful to behold.