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.
A colorful boiler is a happy boiler! RotoGrate systems remove ashes from the boiler firebox by revolving the bottom of the system to let the fly ash drop into a hopper. This greatly increases boiler efficiency.
These long curved corridors connected the wards. Locked doors on both of their ends were a security and comfort feature. Sounds and people would be sealed in their respective wards, as the hallways would act like beautiful airlocks; they were so long that it was unlikely that doors would be open on both sides at the same time. Portra 160.
Ringling, MT is spread thin across the grassy land.
Looking across the catwalk attache to the elevated control room, in charge of the train dumping part of the operation.
The turbine hall sported a beautiful Whiting gantry crane.
Old parts catalogs litter the floor. The office overlooks empty shelves. Graffiti glue peeling paint in place.