Dominion was acquired by UGG, which designated the elevator ‘M’. Their offices still have safety signage.
“What’s that diamond thingy on the Pilot House?” you ask? It’s a 1920s-era radio transmission direction finder, a pre-radar navigation aid. Lit with diffused flash.
This room on the top floor of one of the oldest buildings has seemingly not changed since it was adapted for employee use. Some sections of the hospital were adapted for staff to live in. Paying Patient Ward–where capable patients were separated from wards of the state.
Between the gauges for the power plant boilers and the steam pump flywheels.
The balcony used to be beautiful, you say. I say, it still is.
A long exposure in the crane cab at sunset throws a bit of color into the bleak yellow glows between the windows and car shaker.
A few from atop the steam gauges along the western wall. The turbines were scrapped quickly after the plant closed, it seemed.
The corner of the elevator… lumber armored with steel for fireproofing and water resistance.