Safety signs decorated every floor, machine and, yes, door. This message spoke to me for reasons my coworkers will understand; suffice to say, I need to take this message to heart.
Ghost signs advertising tractors and boilers face a bike trail.
Standing where the Standard Oil’s boiler used to sit; the coal room is on the right, and would have been filled from trackside.
The middle section of the smokestacks were coal hoppers, and this device would load the coal into the hoppers from the conveyor belt it rode across. The bottom section of the stacks were storage rooms while the very top were, surprise, chimneys for the power plant.
Note the rails in the floor that guided cars to the coating line, the side of which is lined with the windows in the center of the image.
For some time, Purina ran a feed service out of the elevator. Inside and outside were signs of its past presence.
Beautiful details in the plaster moulding have been preserved by the sheer height of this room between the cathedral and auditorium.
When boiling beet juice accidentally spills from the gas-fired tanks two feet away, you better be wearing some of these, or bye-bye legs.
A vintage X-Ray machine in the oldest section of the hospital.