On the top floor of the former casket building is the finishing line for the coating section; on this section the final spray of plastic would hit the wood before a small furnace would seal the plastic permanently to the surface, making it more resilient, I assume.
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.
Camera: Pentax 67. Film: Kodak Ektar 100.
The mill was powered, in part, by water flowing through turbines under it. After the flow worked the industrial heart of the flour mill, it was exit to the Mississippi here.
This mean-looking thing had a purpose, probably, but that function has been lost to decades of expansion.
The only door into a large windowless concrete room, probably a storage bin. Kodak Portra 160/Mamiya 6.
On the extended engine bay…
The building collapsed except for the back room. The slats of the roof cast lines of light across the floor.
A Merrill Piano from Boston, in the Recreation Room of the Front Dorm.