An elevator to bring big somethings into the basement, it seemed. Nearby were the plant firetrucks, still ready to go. I hope they were saved.
Hip bump girl.
Some of the internal staircases were fitted with cages that wound round down the stairs to deter suicidal patients from taking a dive.
A high-ceilinged room where kegs would be delivered for cleaning, before they were refilled with fresh booze.
A reminder on the Gilman union board not to buy Coors beer. Read more here: http://www.cpr.org/news/story/coors-boycott-when-beer-can-signaled-your-politics
An unintentional skylight makes the inside of the office glow, showing the inside of the front door and its strange lock.
An automatically closing door, in case of fire or flood in the engine compartment.
Looking from the main shop into the boiler shop, one of three attached buildings that specialized in certain repairs. One thing that architectural photographers have to work with is an elongated “magic hour” with ideal shadowing and coloring–this photo is a result of that lighting.
Artifacts from the days this was a furniture factory and warehouse.