The old men’s ward is an example of what the hospital resembled before part of the complex was modernized. Small rooms, light switches outside the door, small observation windows set into heavy wood. If you ask me, though, the tile work across the floors is the most spectacular.
The office was redder than the rest of the building.
Beds line a basement room that is part way between the concepts of inside and outside. Boards and bricks were falling while I was photographing it—stay out.
The Calumet Elevator offices used to be flanked on both sides by rails. Now, only one side has engines running on it.
In case one forgot… mounted behind the appropriate valves. Who hasn’t memorized the appropriate valve positions?
A portrait of the second school of McConnell, built in 1937.
A series of interconnected offices that look like they hadn’t been painted in 40 years.
Hanging over the crane cab, looking over at the trane-sized doors below. The steel beam tracing the left wall is the support for the gantry crane this photo was taken from.
Van Dyke Cab Company and Yellow Cab served the terminal in lieu of a streetcar loop downtown, which was planned but never built.