On the left are rows of dayrooms; on the right is one of two long hallways which connect the two halves of the hospital. The large, center section of the hallway would fit chairs for patients to look out on the gardens. They called it a conservatory. This hallway would be as close as some patients would get to nature.
The stone chapel sits beside the main house and received a particularly heavy dose of gothic architectural touches.
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.
An engine on display outside the Montana Territorial Prison in Deer Lodge, MT. This was a typical electric locomotive used by The Milwaukee Road.
The screen and mineral stained window cross-processed the sky.
I love the big old industrial windows.
In the women’s restroom.
Note the tiled floor between the bucket conveyors and an old mill.