This ward was the last occupied place in the hospital. It was used as a chemical dependency (drug and alcohol) inpatient program. It seems that they were allowed to paint the walls before they abandoned it… I go back and forth, thinking it is a shame and thinking it is a little cool.
Fall fog swept up from the river valley, making the building look more like it felt–a ghost, out of time and place.
The hiking around Central City is beautiful and full of history. Just get a proper topo map!
Prize Mine has been the victim of erosion. Its north wall is pushed in by rockfall and its south side is far from ground level.
Bayard Sugar Mill, as seen from the old power plant
The cemetery for the old asylum is, sadly, largely unmarked. Only in recent years has there been a real effort to locate and identify the remains there.
A storage vault for guns and other weapons to protect the base from attack.
A single metal emergency slide rusts away at sunrise.
The Algosteel crew strikes a pose while heading through Superior Entry toward Allouez