An employee lunchroom with every door and window covered in vented steel.
Because painted signs would not hold up in this spot–in between four ovens that were literally hot enough to melt steel inside. Solution: Cut the pipe labels into the sheet metal. Seems to have worked.
Just outside of the blast furnace is a series of platforms and catwalks to bring workers to the stoves.
A little catwalk gives access to the most important gauges in the building. Behind them are huge vents and fans. I bet it got steamy in here.
A typical narrow hallway at Birtle.
A decaying door of the Medical Director for the unit. Because this is from one of the outbuildings and not Administration, I doubt that this was the Medical Director of Norwich State Hospital’s office.
A rare door left on the workhouse. The stairs to the left led down into a flooded basement. Kodak Portra 160/Mamiya 6.
The ADM Quality Assurance Labs haven’t changed much, except for that it has become a common home for the homeless.