Many of the higher floors were more or less demolished–usually more. These would have been condos had ‘The Arcade’ project come to fruition. Now there are simply wide open floors punctuated only by pillars and meaningless hallways.
Sleeping bags mark this former courtyard as a crash pad for the local homeless.
Note the maps still left on the wall.
The tallest dock structure is an equipment elevator that connects the many dock levels.
A heavy steel rail door to help funnel explosions upward, rather than outward.
This spiral staircase isn’t doing Lemp much good–maybe they’ll let me have it! I do love, though, that there is a door going to it–without walls–and it ascends to a second floor that doesn’t exactly exist anymore.
I love these heavy rolling doors in the old tobacco processing building.
Here, the concentrated gold (and silver, and zinc, I would guess) would be loaded into trucks bound for the smelter.
Here, you can see the edge of the foundation of the 19th century roundhouse.
Between the repair shops and the stock department is this odd little structure. No, the walls are not level–it’s not your eyes. The shops slope left, the structure slopes right.