Watching the comings and goings of doctors, nurses and new patients was a mainstay of asylum routine; one can find it easy to imagine pale faces pressed against the block glass windows, staring out at the world moving past them.
Between the gauges for the power plant boilers and the steam pump flywheels.
This rod mill (?) was made in Denver Colorado at a factory now buried by condos. #justdenverthings
Inside the office was a small furnace and a collection of mechanical belts. You can see “SERVICE AT COST” and “POOL 168” in the background.
Birch shadows on stone walls… have you been looking at my Christmas list?
This steel cup on the card would move molten copper to the caster from the furnace.
Looking out from what little remains of the second floor at the poor house, which was in terrible condition. No roof and no floors. Soon to be ruins.
A fallen branch smashed out this skylight years ago, and since then the bees have found this tiny toilet a perfect home. This is part of the hotel where employees slept.
Spare blankets still sit in the bottom of the dresser drawer.