The third floor corridor is not so welcoming, as it requires visitors to walk along the support breams without the luxury of a floor. I didn’t mind, but I can’t see the family with young children that was also exploring Noisy doing the same.
Inside the office was a small furnace and a collection of mechanical belts. You can see “SERVICE AT COST” and “POOL 168” in the background.
This elevator was built in 1922 and was used until the passing rails were removed in the mid-1970s.
In what Studebaker called the ‘Materials Building’ are these giant concrete bins of fine molding sand, there for casting metal parts using the molten metal from the adjoining building. On the far left side there is a train track and once upon a time a gantry crane traced the room under the roof
An old sign directed patients and visitors back to toward the central parts of the hospital.
The elevator works on gravity… this is where a conveyor belt was to move the grain toward the main elevator to be loaded into ships.
Shadows of the trees from the materials yard.
The green-tinted skylight makes this a bright green corridor, the lower of the two skyways connecting the two workhouses.
A side door for the shop area with ivy crawling toward it.