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... This dock goes between loading bays (see glass brick walls) and the railroad. Open wide! Here comes the sugar beets! Inside the main entrance to the depot. Through the ‘To Station’ door, you can see some of the news stands. Look at the floor! When you watch TV from the jars, it seems so much more real, they tell me. The control room floats above the top of the dock atop a spiral staircase. Employee lockers near the stage, Service Building. One of the staircases that connected the lab, the plant, and the offices. The main staircase of the old hospital had… problems. A strange little staircase on the side of the orphanage puts the scale of the building in perspective. It’s big, by U.P. standards!