The curving corridors flanking the Administration Tower are especially ornate, though the prison-like door betrays the real purpose of the building.
A half acre of switchboards and switches, circuit breakers and generators. Modern.
Jef throws open the back door of an alley for the trailing photographers and historians.
Pozo Mine, the most menacing mine building I’ve ever seen. Black and white film, shot with the Fuji GX680, a beast of a camera.
The train loading tower (left), and elevators. Check out that giant flagpole/lightning rod.
Strange graffiti in a side room. Someone was having fun…
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.
Water at the bottom of the silo was perfectly clear.
One of the clusters of elevators. Doors would open on both sides so that vehicles could be moved through them if necessary. There is only one set of stairs in the whole building.