The Wheeler Rec Center was very nice and included gymnasiums and a pool.
Steam pipes snake up the walls like vines, but with asbestos.
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.
The roof had structures bigger than most buildings in South Bend.
After demolition in the mid 2000s, this interior door became exterior. I remember walking through the car shed as a teenager. It was a shortcut, if I didn’t get caught.
Rows of offices under the power plant, which was in the middle of being demolished during my adventure. Despite the snow, this was meant as an interior.
A storage vault for guns and other weapons to protect the base from attack.
A fallen branch smashed out this skylight years ago, and since then the bees have found this tiny toilet a perfect home. This is part of the hotel where employees slept.
The bathtub fell into the basement, ala The Miller’s Tale. That’s right. Chaucer.