Looking toward the Quenching Tower from the coal tower platform.
The most pointless, beautiful and nuclear-bomb-proof catwalk I’ve been on to date. It goes between two high levels in its own bottom-lit concrete capsule in the center of the tallest, thickest building. Hang on, we’re riding this one out.
We know what the ladies’ favorite treats were! Found holding parts on a repair cart.
A scrapped steam turbine, perhaps. In the background you can see a gutted casing for another turbine.
The hospital was surrounded by walking paths that crisscrossed the front green, as it was called. Part of Kirkbride’s plan was to have ample opportunities for exercise outdoors–fresh air, especially cold fresh air, was thought to have curative properties.
…a better view of the huge tailings boom stretching outside of the tailings pond.
Hard to find your seat when it doesn’t know its own name.