Pillars painted red indicated firefighting supplies. Fire was a very common enemy of early rail facilities, and many roundhouses burned down because of a combination of dry wood, hot, fire-breathing machinery and countless oil-saturated surfaces.
From the street, it’s clear that almost every window and door had boards over it, but not every building had a roof. Silly priorities.
Most of the gauges on the control panels were broken.
A circular common room in one of the original parts of the hospital. When the asylum was especially crowded, this would be filled with patient beds, too. It’s very strange that this floor was not tiled like the other common rooms. It makes me wonder if especially dangerous patients were kept in this ward; those who could not be trusted to not extract and sharpen the ceramic tiles. Portra 160.
The Wheeler Rec Center was very nice and included gymnasiums and a pool.
Office manners dictate that one must tip their file drawer back upright once it is knocked through the wall.
West Elevation of the Depot. Ektar 100/Mamiya 6
The top of the barracks staircase.
The corner of Clyde on Michigan Street looked like it had been sealed a long time.