Looking into the tunnel system from below the Women’s Ward. The tunnels were used mostly by staff to move food and laundry.
A typical stretch of the assembly line.
I really liked the bulky pillars on this outer-ring cottage.
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.
Next to the pit in the maintenance shop is “The Wall”… where rail workers wrote about interesting happenings at Shoreham.
John’s wife’s face.
The conveyorway that carried the sintering material to the mixing floor at the top of the plant.
The coal crusher (above) and the conveyor (left) to bring the powdered coal to furnace hoppers (right).
The head distiller could walk out of their office to this balcony and overlook the whole fermentation process in a glance.