For reasons unknown, this building’s concrete was designed a little thinly. It reminds me of a Chicago, IL building constructed during WWI when concrete and steel were strictly rationed and many buildings went up with insufficient superstructures. I do not have a build date for this one yet.
When the Mitchell project is complete, I’ll miss the textures on the face of the boiler.
For some time, tugboats were stored next to the elevator.
This is one of the modern nurse’s stations where the last inpatients lived in the mid-2000s. The windows are thick shatterproof plastic. I am unsure why the suspended ceiling is missing.
A view of the hallway outside of the auditorium.
The ruins of the the Hubert Mine over the ruins of Nevadaville. Its ore was taken through the town to a mill below it.
The average sugar mill in 1915 consumed about 11,000 acres of sugar beets
The laundry building, where many of the tunnels came to an end. It looks very East Coast industrial to me.
Shortly after the former delivery wagon shed was arsoned in 2005. A turning point in the story of Hamms’ abandonment.