The topmost roof of the hospital is covered in antennae and includes a star that faced the rest of the complex, now demolished.
A one-of-a-kind installation in Armour’s otherwise gutted engine house.
This is where the lime would spill out.
A colorful makeshift wall.
Inside the MLK High School chemistry laboratory.
Looking past the hoist room (left) toward Shaft No. 1, behind the concrete head frame built in the late 1940s. This shaft could haul equipment from ground level (below) to shop level, where the picture was taken.
The coke plant looked more natural through a grimy window.
The dredge is divided into four levels. The top level has controls for the tailings boom and, when it was there, the bucket excavator.
Watching the comings and goings of doctors, nurses and new patients was a mainstay of asylum routine; one can find it easy to imagine pale faces pressed against the block glass windows, staring out at the world moving past them.