Can you imagine workers in a food plant smoking on the job today?
There are a few campers parked in the abandoned buildings around the NAD. I am guessing that they were once a more secure place to store such things OR they have always been wide open, and this was a quick and free way to dump unwanted toys.
The engine room.
“Ballistite is a smokeless propellant made from two high explosives, nitrocellulose and nitroglycerine. It was developed and patented by Alfred Nobel in the late 19th century.” -Wikipedia.
Sawdust is the most classic of insulation materials.
The entrance to the cafeteria when I first saw it (around 2004) still had coats on the hanger. Now the walls aren’t even white anymore because water has removed all the latex paint.
Kurth bears a ghost sign. Recently, its main sign was destroyed by graffiti artists in 2015.
The clock, which was sold after Amtrak dumped the building, was returned to the Waiting Room in 2005.