The newer tunnels were fitted with these fluorescent lights, although some skylights (block glass embedded in skywalks) let in some natural light during the day.
Looking up the grand stair at the second floor.
Part of the Laundry Building with an ugly archway between rooms. Note that even this building had a nurse’s station with shatterproof windows. Laundry was done by supervised patients as part of their Occupational Therapy and the staff took no chances.
One of the large barracks. All of them are overgrown like this.
The iconic outline of a prairie sentinel. Quintessential rural industrial architecture.
Looking toward the Female Infirmary Ward from the long, glass, Conservatory hallway.
The cold air collided with the sun-warmed water on the floor, filling the ground floor of the Keg House with thick fog…
A number of skyways carried the production line across roads and railroad tracks in and around the plant. An identical skyway to this one was cut off sometime in the past decade (judging by the rust), probably for its steel.
Chester Creek Infall, near Duluth’s old Armory. The creek will not emerge again until it is near the Lakewalk.