In the ward for the criminally insane, this door was the most-worn. Nail scratches mark the area around the peep hole, the wood is gouged everywhere from thrown chairs and hard kicks, and a ominous blood-colored stain is visible where it dripped in the second inset from the bottom. Aside from the damage, the coloring in this section was very vibrant, though it was probably little reprieve for those who had to work here.
Glowing observation windows–and someone forgot to lock a patient’s door…
This view of BCT shows the portico where the main entrance is at the base of the office tower, and the clock.
Looking through a secure ward door at the destroyed rooms beyond.
Regauging is the process wherein barrels are opened and the whiskey is tested in various ways, especially in its alcohol content.
An Old Crow warehouse, formerly federally controlled, near Old Taylor Distillery.
Tunnels interconnected all of the complex, carrying power, steam, laundry and food throughout the hospital. This is a typical causeway that would have been very busy when the hospital was operating. In some places, signs still point to defunct areas of the hospital.
This floor of the workhouse had corkscrew conveyors–big augers–in the floor to move material around. Most of the walls that were metal were missing, leaving the concrete structure and open doors.