The top floor of the Chateau was the original surgical suite. Later, hydrotherapy took place here. When Nopeming was converted to a nursing home, it was a place where residents watched movies. Portra 400 on Voigtlander Bessa.
“Any luck today?” followed by, “No, you?”
On the left you can see one of the later air shafts for the mine below, which allowed for natural air exchange with the main production areas of the coal mine. That is to say, there were no fans blowing fresh air down below.
This section retains water and is mostly shaded, so moss has found a way to live in the concrete.
I wonder how polluted that water is.
Who knew that wallpaper could stick to dirt so well?
Looking into the engine works from the concrete addition.
The green-tinted skylight makes this a bright green corridor, the lower of the two skyways connecting the two workhouses.