The snowflake (?) patterns were hand-laid throughout the hospital. It is possible some or all of these tiles were laid by patients, as it is on record that they were used for simple tasks in the name of occupational therapy.
There are a few campers parked in the abandoned buildings around the NAD. I am guessing that they were once a more secure place to store such things OR they have always been wide open, and this was a quick and free way to dump unwanted toys.
This floor of the workhouse had corkscrew conveyors–big augers–in the floor to move material around. Most of the walls that were metal were missing, leaving the concrete structure and open doors.
Looking toward a void–formerly a hallway to the mineshaft–now a hole in the ground.
Looking at the side of the Superior Elevator from the tracks that feed the Western. Note the old flagpole.
One of the paper warehouses, with snow blowing across the floors.
Moss growing where the sunlight sneaks through the boarded windows.
The cupola–the space above the silos–is surprisingly original. The building was too unstable for anyone to scrap it out. Seriously, the floor is a deathtrap.