The rust garden’s brick centerpiece contrasts the muted winter Kentucky palette.
Found in one of the rooms that hosted an inpatient chemical dependency unit in its later years. Connect the dots yourself.
Behind the grand staircase is this beautifully preserved hallway with medieval-style arches and vivid paint.
Since this picture was taken, the roof has totally collapsed in this area.
The left building is active, the right building is not, though both were built as Wilson Bros buildings. The skyway was rough, inside and out, but I liked the small gate in the bottom of it–it reminded me of a castle. Skyways like these were a fireproofing measure.
One of the oldest buildings had a wide central staircase with well worn steps. They were utilitarian and beautiful.
Lights over the emergency slides. A veritable overgrown city in the background.
I had to search the shelves a while to find this old logbook. The open page lists changes in stock numbers for Cutler Hammer Coils, and one row says that a new coil was installed on the black larry. The larry is the machine that loads coke ovens.
The gothic landing between balcony and classroom level and the ground floor.