Peeling Stair II The seminal architectural feature of the old hospital–the parts built by Illinois Central Railroad–was this staircase. Wide and graceful, adorned with paint chips and fire extinguishers, and leading from offices to surgical suites to the cafeteria. Related Similar Images ...based on the tags: glass-block, staircases, windows, yellow... Paperwork litters the floors of the zinc mine offices. Originally, this part of the dock was reserved for the weather station. The office for the maintenance shop was sound-insulated and ventilated. Where the workers would rest their feet and clean their plates. In a now-demolished building, a skylight begins to separate. A comrade lights-up where so many workers apparently congregated to do the same. …somebody get the number of that truck! Near the Day Rooms in the Paying Patient ward. The turbine hall, without turbines. I guess that makes this a hall… at least it has a clock. A screened water wheel, presumably for rotating the dredge once it lowered its “foot” to pivot in place.