A series of interconnected offices that look like they hadn’t been painted in 40 years.
Behind the main shaft is this familiar industrial sight… a running count of days since the last injury.
Spare blankets still sit in the bottom of the dresser drawer.
The flour mill’s interior is really just a system of steel and rubber tubes that crush flour over and over in the gap. This mill was never run off of water power directly, but it used to generate power using the river.
Steel mine hoists, near the place they worked, wait for scrap prices to justify their final removal from Osceola, Michigan.
The powerhouse was notably older than the rest of the complex. I’m still not sure if it was build just for the cooperage, or whether it preceded it.
In its last years, the church had a congregation of only about 100. It opened with 1.700…
A window for light and air pokes above the big arch in the hallway. Most of the interior ceilings were broad brick archways.
A common room with a big bay window that overlooked the main entrance of the hospital.