CSH: John Perkins Gallery

On July 22, 1997, Kentucky photographer John Perkins took several photographs during a walk through of Central States remaining buildings. Included in these are rare interior images of the Administration building prior to full demolition.

Note: All photographs on this pages are used with explicit permission from, and are courtesy of, John Perkins.  

Front Entrance, Shelby Wing

Hallway, Shelby Wing

A Book Left Behind

Sunroom, Lyon Wing

Second Floor, Lyon Wing (Looking North, Towards Farm with Power Plant in Distance)

Body Trays, Basement Morgue

Looking East, From Third Floor in Lyon Wing

Ward Room, Lyon Wing

Hydrotherapy Room, Lyon Wing

Patient Seclusion Room, Lyon Wing

Hallway, Shelby Wing

Basement Room, Lyon Wing

Third Floor, Shelby Wing (Looking North, Power Plant is Directly Behind)

Third Floor Staircase, Administration Building

Shelby Building (Western Side)

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