Power-up to cool down… would have been nice on the hot day I climbed on top of this machine.
Heavy wood doors for keeping people in.
Two versions of Detroit. One where buildings stand tall and proud, and one where they wilt under the sun. It’s an amazing juxtaposition.
Looking from the main shop into the boiler shop, one of three attached buildings that specialized in certain repairs. One thing that architectural photographers have to work with is an elongated “magic hour” with ideal shadowing and coloring–this photo is a result of that lighting.
Tunnels interconnected all of the complex, carrying power, steam, laundry and food throughout the hospital. This is a typical causeway that would have been very busy when the hospital was operating. In some places, signs still point to defunct areas of the hospital.
Someone had helped themselves to one of the safety posters before my visit.
Where equipment was scrapped.
Some of the earlier buildings were dressed up with brick facades.
Kate in the crow’s next… very shaky by the time she got to it.