Even in monochrome, you can probably tell what colors were over Hastings that evening: Red, White, and Blue.
A me-sized hole in the half-demolished skyway looks about a story down to the ground. Step lightly. Arista 100.
Windows provided the 250-some workers with fresh air and light, and helped to keep flour dust from building up in the air, helping to prevent explosions. Today, machines control air flow better without windows, so they were bricked.
A heavy steel device locks the anchor up.
Copper poured from this furnace and was cast by the autocaster on the right into billets.
It was a strange choice, although I appreciate it, for the firm reusing the shops to brick up the doorways while leaving the doors.
This ornamental stair is cast iron and used to connect all floors of the Administration building. Now it connects the first and second floor, then the third and fourth floors, with a strange cinder block and drywall barrier separating the new and old sections of the building. Note the insulation on the floor to seal heat into the lower floors that were used as offices until the hospital closed. On the corners of the staircase are lions, on the corners of the suspended section of stair are down-hanging pineapples. Set in the stairs themselves are shield motifs with slate tops.
Labeling line elevator.
Note the rails in the floor that guided cars to the coating line, the side of which is lined with the windows in the center of the image.