It was a crisp, clear February day as we hiked into the darkened mouth of a massive stone train tunnel, which displayed the word "HENRYTON" above the portal in a beautiful raised brick pattern. Little did I know it was the third oldest train tunnel in the world that remains in use (opened in 1850), otherwise I would have probably snapped a photo. I was tempted to, but was also eager to get into the old hospital complex before anyone came around.
The 1940s-era building stood on the hillside; pale, massive, and empty - a true "white elephant" standing in the brown grass, on the auction block for over 20 years. The interior was incredibly empty of fixtures and furnishings, but shimmered in the sunlight with intense colors peeling off the bare walls...