The Port Arthur elevator row, as seen from the edge of Fort William.
This corner of the building was the coal room, used to feed the two big boilers inside. The steam equipment has been replaced with electric, so this section may not have changed much in the past decades.
These long curved corridors connected the wards. Locked doors on both of their ends were a security and comfort feature. Sounds and people would be sealed in their respective wards, as the hallways would act like beautiful airlocks; they were so long that it was unlikely that doors would be open on both sides at the same time. Portra 160.
I wish I had the equipment then that I have now… I look back at these 10-year-old pictures and can’t ignore all the grain.
A high-ceilinged room where kegs would be delivered for cleaning, before they were refilled with fresh booze.
One of the four fire alarm panels in the power station.
Giant ingredient hoppers stand on a concrete floor covered in peeled paint.
It remains unexplained what ‘serious results’ may stem from not reporting an accident, but when labor was cheap and unorganized I doubt anyone asked.