An abandoned news stand between the concourse and ticket booths. This is one of my favorite pictures from the 2000s.
The women’s ward had a player piano in it, likely a donation.
Much of the plant depended on steam, not only for heat but for mechanical power.
This corner of the building was the coal room, used to feed the two big boilers inside. The steam equipment has been replaced with electric, so this section may not have changed much in the past decades.
The end of one of the scrapped turbines. Judging by the aborted attempt at cutting it in half, the scrappers had some trouble with this one.
The basement of the ruined Masonic cottage.
It was as noisy then as it is colorful now…
This side of the mill, which abuts the Great Miami River, is much older than the other side of B Street. You can tell it went through many revisions.
The sign that greets visitors to the ghost town of Colmor. Nothing says ‘welcome’ like birdshot.