There are 700 of these storage bunkers. Their design was to funnel explosions upward, rather than toward other buildings, to minimize secondary explosions.
The skylights with geared-to-open windows were massive and quite functional.
Park Insurance Agency is no longer in business, nor would you be able to dial that phone number.
In an old ward, two men would have shared this room.
One of a few rolling workbenches to keep the thousands of pulleys, cogs, and belts working properly.
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.
The mine was built with stone, wood, and steel. It’s in good condition.
Little has changed inside the mill, but since it was built in 1916, many tanks and ancillary buildings have popped up around it.
I love that the administration building–almost 100 years old now–still carries the original name.