This picture gives you the idea of how the boat-loading control rooms are set up; they lean over the dock and Lake Superior to be able to see down into the holds of the boats… important, considering how quickly it loaded the boats! An uneven load could put stress on the hull of a laker, increasing the risk it will break and sink.
The skylights with geared-to-open windows were massive and quite functional.
An impressive message for graffiti in a Detroit warehouse, but then again look at these steam pumps. Over-built and under-appreciated.
In the far back of the cellars there are some old bottles. This arch shows an old entrance to the cellars, now collapsed.
…somebody get the number of that truck! Near the Day Rooms in the Paying Patient ward.
This building had no identity issues. My chief regret was not spending more time documenting the ghost signs around the complex.
At first glance, I thought the center building was a hoist house because of the shape of the window. Now I think this was built as a warehouse and later used as a laboratory.