ADM-Delmar #4- Basement Bell Workers in the basement tunnels had to communicate with the workhouse operators 100 feet above and vice versa. Alarms and bells were installed to signal trouble over the sound of the elevator machinery. Related Similar Images ...based on the tags: buttons, found-photos, left-behind, rusty, signs... One of the former sanitorium common rooms. Its interior is at the end of one of the wards and is lined with glass brick. A sign on the corner of a laboratory remembers. Installed in 1904 at the center of the plant, this is one of two batteries of boilers. Being in Oshkosh, heat was very important to keeping labor moving in the cold months. Kodak Tri-X 400, Leica M7. Serious enough to write across the side of the tank, but not serious enough to have a sign made. The women of the hospital made clothes for the other patients. The top of the docks are so rotten in places that you can see the lake through the boards. In the foreground you can see the controls for the chutes, which work on a clutch. At the top of a skyway that brought fresh-dried cotton into the Nitrating House from the Cotton Dry House. How? Monorail, of course. Mounted in an office. The headquarters for the plant was in the middle of it. It’s abandoned but well preserved–a strange sight in Gary, Indiana.