At night the city lights blast through the broken windows, casting crazy colors through the off-white interior of the mill.
This ornamental stair is cast iron and used to connect all floors of the Administration building. Now it connects the first and second floor, then the third and fourth floors, with a strange cinder block and drywall barrier separating the new and old sections of the building. Note the insulation on the floor to seal heat into the lower floors that were used as offices until the hospital closed. On the corners of the staircase are lions, on the corners of the suspended section of stair are down-hanging pineapples. Set in the stairs themselves are shield motifs with slate tops.
Exploring Dock 4 was a very different experience, since it was almost all metal.
Vents in the boards over the windows helps prevent mold and animals from getting too crazy inside.
The the left, the nitrating line in War City. To the right, War City’s sole suburb, Charlestown, IN.
An alarm panel in the powerpplant, now demolished.
Perhaps this office was for a film studio or music producer.
The railing were jealous of both the bricks and bits, and chose instead to dissolve like this.
The bottom of the stairs leading from the work floor to the cafeteria.