Ruined cars abandoned in the generator hall, long after its namesake was scrapped.
They left and took their God with ’em. Doesn’t feel too empty without ‘im, though.
Sunrise in the orphanage… between classrooms and whispers.
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.
I like to imagine this as fountain.
From the summer a bunch of Australians visited Minnesota.
The seminal architectural feature of the old hospital–the parts built by Illinois Central Railroad–was this staircase. Wide and graceful, adorned with paint chips and fire extinguishers, and leading from offices to surgical suites to the cafeteria.
Admin, 2005. This is the only good picture I took of the Administration Tower before a lightning strke ignited its roof. Now a metal cap keeps the water out of the most iconic building at the Kirkbride.
2013. A perfect summer day meets a beautiful old roundhouse on the edge of town.