Connecting the Administration Building to the wards fanning out. Historical photos show cots lining this hallway when the hospital was severely overcrowded. Lit by lightning outside the grounds during a huge thunderstorm.
Each room is painted a different hue, so the light reflecting into the hallway carries those colors. The blue padding on the left is for one of the padded rooms…
A corner of the addition is lined with glass cabinets, formerly filled with beds.
I wanted to see the third floor to get a better view, but the third floor had already been demolished. The old walls had cascaded down the staircases. This building is gone, now, as you can expect.
The exterior of one of the administrative wings.
Why the door had to be moved over 2 1/2 feet will remain a mystery.
Looking into the engine works from the concrete addition.
A big sliding fire door opens onto a train dock.
Gary Methodist was a filmset for Transformers 3 in 2010.
In this section of the Men’s Ward, sealed by brick from lower floors, the room doors had messages painted in their inside–some motivational, some not. I would be interested to hear if anyone knows the backstory of this section. Lighting is natural; it was just after sunset.