Exploring Dock 4 was a very different experience, since it was almost all metal.
A generator in the power room… steam powered.
Blending the explosive ingredients was dangerous. It is no wonder that the blending house had so many emergency slides.
Connecting the Administration building’s tower and top floors is this beautiful cast iron staircase. It was probably designed to help service the clock originally planned to be set in the tower, but when the hospital went over budget the state cancelled the timepiece. Now we are left with a gorgeous stair with little or no real purpose–not that I’m complaining. I am a long-admitted spiral staircase fetishist.
Here you can see the end of the scrapping phase in 2011.
It seems someone planned on stealing the fridge, but gave up on the second floor.
Looking toward a void–formerly a hallway to the mineshaft–now a hole in the ground.
Don’t you love the shape of the house on the right?
In what used to be a hallway under what used to be a skyway, each with what had conveyor belts for the grain that once was stored here. The fog doesn’t change.