Above my head while taking this picture was the seal of the Department of the Interior.
Shag carpet is fabulous, and I hope it makes a comeback.
Just across the North Dakota border, a rusty Milwaukee Road boxcar sits where it was shoved off the mainline. The grain elevator in the background marks the tracks, which is still used by BNSF.
Small rooms in the basement of the asylum were seemingly too tiny to be used, even for storage.
A colorful boiler is a happy boiler! RotoGrate systems remove ashes from the boiler firebox by revolving the bottom of the system to let the fly ash drop into a hopper. This greatly increases boiler efficiency.
Looking into the tunnel system from below the Women’s Ward. The tunnels were used mostly by staff to move food and laundry.
A jankey ladder leads to a platform over a wooden tank. Here’s hoping my usage contributes to jankey being accepted into the dictionary! Thanks, lexicographers.
Looking into the engine works from the concrete addition.
Noontime light, long criticized for the boring shadows it grants photographers, comes into its own sometimes.