Old Ward Not ghosts. Slow-moving explorers’ shadows create a ghostly effect in the ‘Old Ward’–the second floor of the Service Building. Related Similar Images ...based on the tags: doors, ghosts, hallways, people, pipes, shadows, yellow... The right passageway is a carved staircase that winds upward to an old entrance. The left portal is one of the bigger and well-carved rooms… I would guess it’s part of the original caves. The bathtub fell into the basement, ala The Miller’s Tale. That’s right. Chaucer. Offices above the labs. Note all the air handling equipment. I love the utilitarian design. From the 1909 addition, it’s obvious how much water it takes to carry a single wall to, into and through the cracks between the floor tiles: exactly one roof’s worth. This drying house was full of ventilation ducts, broken scales, and insulated carts to haul powder around the line. Almost all of the doors and windows on the ground floor have been boarded, leaving the ground level very dark. I wanted to see the third floor to get a better view, but the third floor had already been demolished. The old walls had cascaded down the staircases. This building is gone, now, as you can expect. Indianapolis’ beautiful downtown is in the distance, past the gas storage tank. The green-tinted skylight makes this a bright green corridor, the lower of the two skyways connecting the two workhouses.