Photo: "Inside An Isolation Cell"

Ever wonder what it would be like to be in seclusion, inside a psychiatric hospital? This room is designed as an isolation cell for patient's that suffered from the more problematic mental diseases or ones that rendered them dangerous to themselves or others. 

The windows in the door gave the nurses a way to check on the patients. The top window gave a view of the full room and the lower window would give a nurse eyes on a patient who was hiding against the door. 

Sadly, this asylum has since been demolished...

Photo: "Mine Rails"

 
 

This mine was founded in the early 1800's, but unfortunately, not much history can be found about this mine after 1916. Though the mil structure is long gone, but its adit and shafts still exist today. 

This image was lit with (2) Lume Cubes and a NiteCore flashlight. 

(Disclaimer: Mines are very dangerous. Do not venture into these places without proper equipment or without someone who is educated about the hazards.) 

Photo: "Isolation Room Shadows"

Daylight seeps into the hallway from one of the isolation rooms in this Alabama Asylum constructed in the late 1800's. 

The shadows on the way are caused by slats in the doors of the isolation rooms. These slats allowed nurses to check on patients and also allow air flow into the room during very hot and humid summer months many years before air handling units were installed.