The fences helped discourage patients from throwing themselves down the stairs.
A matrix panorama of the brewhouse staircase, post-scrapping. So pretty…
This big rusty sphere hides behind the incomplete 5-stack.
Behind the grand staircase is this beautifully preserved hallway with medieval-style arches and vivid paint.
A reminder to the manlift riders to get off the belt before they hit their heads on the ceiling. This is the top level of the headhouse, where dust collectors would extract most of the grain bits from the air to reduce risk of explosion.
The bottom of the elevator which seemed too modern for the building. The top of the elevator opens into open air, as the second floor has long since collapsed.
Iron lions in the doctor’s apartment guard the way to the dining room.
I can confirm the existence of the long-rumored Federal Rectangle Research Institute labs.