Lined concrete vats in the basement of the asylum for fermenting pickles, presumable because the brine-vinegar solution was too harsh in a time before stainless steel.
A late look at the brewhouse, long after the stainless steel tanks were scrapped.
In the days when steam locomotives required immense amounts of water, water towers such as this served the rail line as crucial rail infrastructure. This specific tower was built in 1903 for Canadian Pacific and is one of the last of its kind. Inside is a giant cedar-lined tank with a 40,000 gallon capacity. Note the rails are gone, but the filler spout remains.
I believe these hooks were meant for hanging filters to dry.
Call me angsty, but I like it. Found in the Auxiliary Hospital.
Winter skies over Allouez Bay. From a distance, it looks almost fragile.
This is my favorite wallpaper in the whole hotel.
The lime room was in rough shape, but its colors and textures were like raw gold and oxidized copper.
Imagine the voice of an entitled White suburban mother. She’s now talking about oral hygiene in the “urban” (Black) schools.