Rubber dock boots still sits under the desk in the dock office, near keys to rusted locks and files of fired employees.
In the corner of most of the factory floors, freight elevators flanked restrooms to leave more central space for machines and their masters.
These buildings were largely used as concentrators for the crushed rock, although I did spy some small mills inside these too.
Where workers would sign documents and collect their pay.
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.
Look both ways, people.
Another ruined spiral staircase in the mill.
Sunrise over Mill Hell, and all of Kurth’s various skyways. The elevators in the foreground date to the mid-1920s, Electric Steel is behind and is a little earlier than that.
The incinerator’s hardened steel door… useless, but still sexy in a heavy-industrial kind of way.