Part of the unremodeled hospital, above the Service Building, where employees would stay sometimes.
Shadows cast by the ropes, counterweights, and backdrops.
When boiling beet juice accidentally spills from the gas-fired tanks two feet away, you better be wearing some of these, or bye-bye legs.
Outside the locker room without the sandwiches and beer… plenty of glass shards, though, if you feel like it.
General Mills bought Consolidated Elevator’s “D” in 1943 and renamed it “A,” though no additional elevators have followed from that firm to date. Visible on the right is the first annex, built along with the elevator in 1909.
Looking at The Windy City from the top of the coal tower. The pond you see is the former ACME Coke coal yard.
A twin-engine crew pushes full taconite cars onto Dock 6.
The top floor’s old-fashioned hospital ways were too much to pass without a photo or two… with the paint falling off the walls it was as if the building was shedding its skin in an effort to become rejuvenated or useful.