I am sure even the workers had trouble remembering which pillar hid the phone. Note the “ON” written on the electrical socket, too.
A snapshot of the most preserved classroom in the orphanage.
Vines are finding their way into the roundhouse.
A colorful boiler is a happy boiler! RotoGrate systems remove ashes from the boiler firebox by revolving the bottom of the system to let the fly ash drop into a hopper. This greatly increases boiler efficiency.
Pillars painted red indicated firefighting supplies. Fire was a very common enemy of early rail facilities, and many roundhouses burned down because of a combination of dry wood, hot, fire-breathing machinery and countless oil-saturated surfaces.
Asbestos rope isn’t something you can buy at Home Depot anymore, but it’s fire and heat resistant stuff; great for industrial work, like in a sugar mill.
Local kids probably call this the ‘Shootin’ Shack’, judging by its war wounds.
A heavy steel rail door to help funnel explosions upward, rather than outward.
A few of the stalls in the older section of the roundhouse, the noon sky peeking in.