Generations of Two Harbors teens smoked their first weed in this abandoned building, in my estimation. Comment if I’m right!
The large domed rooms were surreal.
The wings of the church had a lot more water damage than the rest. The organ on the balcony was in decent condition when I arrived.
In the basement were all the valves to control the flow of municipal steam through the building. This hasty hand letting was beside one such valve, near a carved brick with a name and ‘1934’ under it.
Connecting the Administration Building to the wards fanning out. Historical photos show cots lining this hallway when the hospital was severely overcrowded. Lit by lightning outside the grounds during a huge thunderstorm.
An abandoned gatehouse bearing the name of the former factory.
Thick glass windows allow workers to check the beet juice levels in this steel tank. You can tell by the reinforcement that it had a lot of liquid and had to hold against immense pressure. Kodak Tri-X 400/Leica M7.
Lost words over the auditorium entrance.
When it became “Hyde Park Hospital”, this portico was added onto the front.