The wood block floor is beginning to sprout, but not much can live here.
This bay would host boxcars as workers would fill them with the fruits of the factory.
The only good shot I have of the top of Battery A, in the upper left. Though it seemed to have been disused before its neighbor it had a lot less growth on it.
Installed in 1904 at the center of the plant, this is one of two batteries of boilers. Being in Oshkosh, heat was very important to keeping labor moving in the cold months.
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.
The great stenciled number on this chute caught my eye.
The top of the headframe, and in a sense, the mine itself. This pulley carried the life line of the mine and the men in it.