Exploring Dock 4 was a very different experience, since it was almost all metal.
A street side exposure of the original 1914 section of the orphanage. Turned into black and white to deemphasize all the graffiti across the front steps.
Watching the comings and goings of doctors, nurses and new patients was a mainstay of asylum routine; one can find it easy to imagine pale faces pressed against the block glass windows, staring out at the world moving past them.
Don’t you love the shape of the house on the right?
Looking at the side of the Superior Elevator from the tracks that feed the Western. Note the old flagpole.
Looking up the rock house.
Vines are finding their way into the roundhouse.
Steam pipes snake up the walls like vines, but with asbestos.