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Barbeque Happens after a Spooky Tour of the Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum

I am such a sucker for peeling paint and structures that tell a story that when I realized the Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum, or Weston Hospital as .

As was popular during the Victorian era, in the same style as the remodeled rooms that flank the front entrance.

Barbeque Happens after a Spooky Tour of the Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum

This elevator and modern set of chairs are good reminders that the asylum was still housing patients up until the mid-nineties.

Barbeque Happens after a Spooky Tour of the Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum

Barbeque Happens after a Spooky Tour of the Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum

I am such a sucker for peeling paint and structures that tell a story that when I realized the Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum, or Weston Hospital as .

Barbeque Happens after a Spooky Tour of the Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum

I am such a sucker for peeling paint and structures that tell a story that when I realized the Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum, or Weston Hospital as .

Ornate cast moldings over the front door and at the roof peaks.

Barbeque Happens after a Spooky Tour of the Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum

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Barbeque Happens after a Spooky Tour of the Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum

The restored sections of the asylum give visitors a good idea of what the hospital may have looked like when it was still housing patients

I am such a sucker for peeling paint and structures that tell a story that when I realized the Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum, or Weston Hospital as .

Boy, was it ever! Stepping through the front entrance is like entering a cave. The dark brick interior adds to the sensation. I don’t know why it was designed to be so gloomy.

Barbeque Happens after a Spooky Tour of the Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum

“Wolfman”, our tour guide who was dressed up for the Halloween season, warned us that because the structure was built in a different manner of that of the main building, it allowed for very little sunlight to permeate its interior so was very cold inside, still in the mid-fifties on the hottest summer day.

Barbeque Happens after a Spooky Tour of the Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum

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