Workers in the basement tunnels had to communicate with the workhouse operators 100 feet above and vice versa. Alarms and bells were installed to signal trouble over the sound of the elevator machinery.
A few of the stalls in the older section of the roundhouse, the noon sky peeking in.
Outside the Chateau, where the fuel oil tank blocks the chapel.
I wanted to see the third floor to get a better view, but the third floor had already been demolished. The old walls had cascaded down the staircases. This building is gone, now, as you can expect.
An unintentional skylight makes the inside of the office glow, showing the inside of the front door and its strange lock.
The first floor hallway between conference rooms and the diesel lab at the center of the facility
A blue chair in a blue room
The flour mill (rear) and its elevators. The taller elevator was moved here in 1955, when the Harrisons bought it from Federal, who declared it surplus. The smaller elevator replaced an earlier smaller warehouse in 1926. Taken shortly after dawn. This one picture made the drive worth it, for me. Medium Format.
The beacon was installed in 1938 and removed in the mid-2000s.