Hoist House Hook Was the last job of this hook to lift the remaining equipment out of the hoist hall? The control boards, giant electric motors and transformers? Related Similar Images ...based on the tags: bolts, cranes, glass-block, grimy, hooks, vignettes, yellow... The old crane swung on windier days over the Worthington Steam Pump. This is probably last used to disassemble the antique generators, which are all now gone. The warped floors caught my eye in this room too–a symptom of turning off heat and not patching a leaking roof in the midwest. Where equipment was scrapped. The powerplant and its dedicated water tower supplied steam for heating and mechanical work. It seemed the only way to get a view of the room was to climb above the mounds of rotting donations, now not even fit to burn. Part of the historical hospital was walled off with glass block. The layout and design of the buildings reminded me strongly of a brewery or distillery. To the right you can see some of the retrofits by the first lumber company to buy the buildings, in the 1970s. It will be a good harvest.