Looking past the Osborn along the side of the Hughitt Slip, where there have always been grain elevators for more than 100 years.
In the nurses’ dormitories, beds, couches and chairs still sit. It’s unclear whether these are remnants of the homeless shelter in the 80s or the actual nurses.
Although most of the buildings were open and empty, a few carried signs.
The factory’s first aid room and laboratory. Sure makes me wonder how safe the lab was!
90% of Brach’s looks like this. Concrete walls, mushroom pillars, and water over the floor.
In this photo you see three lives of Lyric: 1.) The Art Deco murals showing the Vaudeville background; 2.) The suspended ceiling put in when the building was converted for film; 3.) The explorers, photographers and others who worked in and on the building before its final demolition.
Behind one of the kitchens is one of the few pieces of furniture remaining. Beside it, a small electric space heater–small by 1970s standards.
For some time, Purina ran a feed service out of the elevator. Inside and outside were signs of its past presence.
The gauges on left of frame are the steam pressure indicators for the various steam-powered components around the ship, like the steering engine and windlass motors. Below the gauges are a case of tiny wooden parts drawers… note the ancient oiling can on the locker near the upper-right corner of the frame.