Some small candles light one of the few surviving tunnels that once linked buildings on the campus with the steam plant. In winter, it was common for patients to be transported through these to avoid the cold, and during the Cold War these served as nuclear fallout shelters.
This section of the hospital recently collapsed.
Hand-shooting 4×5 underground. Must be Kate Hunter.
This part of the roundhouse was being brought down by rain and gravity.
A typical stretch of the assembly line.
Between the ice chute and the back of the north section of the cellars, a little pillar shows where a room used to be. The ceiling’s disintegration has since filled the space, which seems to be the last point of expansion in the cave–this was last carved in the mid-1840s.
The offices, cleared out pending fire inspection. Now it’s full of stuff again.
The company labs. If you can believe it, this area is even more destroyed today.
The top of the headframe, and in a sense, the mine itself. This pulley carried the life line of the mine and the men in it.