Sheet metal over the windows. A red boot sole in the tumbleweeds. Is it inside, or outside?
A closeup inside the mill’s power room.
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.
Chicago looks in as we look out, for holes and trolls where anything goes.
A white star marks the landing between the Keeper’s Quarters (Second Floor) and the radiobeacon and furnace rooms (First Floor).
1904 Sewer Lid in Central Hillside.
When I wasn’t paying enough attention on the rotten balcony, I accidentally put my foot through a rotten floorboard. I snapped a picture to remember the moment.
To get more light into the wards, the building was narrow and had angular rooms, often staff space, perpendicular to the main hallway.