Miners would sit in this room before going into the mine. The boards on the right indicated whether every single miner was “in” or “out”.
The common rooms bulge out of the institutional geometry of the wards.
Laundry chute to the basement, as seen on the top floor.
A diesel engine on display at Deer Lodge, circa 1961.
A staircase threads between the top floor and the sluices, which are in the middle of the dredge-mill.
A bleak double room in what used to be the Receiving Hospital, built apart from the Kirkbride to observe incoming patients before they were placed in a ward.
” JN 2-27-39″. Brick Graffiti Series.
Looking through Workhouse A from the top of a silo.
Between two brick buildings is a metal one with many windows set into it. Having been in many mills of similar design, I conjecture that this was the milling building, where machines ground the corn before it was boiled.