A chalkboard halfway to the headhouse is untouched since the mill closed. It still has the cheat sheets!
An emergency slide to help workers evacuate the blending house in an emergency.
An iron gate separates vaults below the barracks.
A little sheet metal box somehow made it back home.
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.
“Man has set for himself the goal of conquering the world but in the processes loses his soul.” Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, Russian writer and historian.
The holes were for men to poke reluctant ore with long poles, with the hope that a lucky jab would let the load slide down into the boat below. Now they’re just traps.
The old truck scale sits in the middle of what was Nettleton Avenue Slip.
This ruined skyway looks like it should be at ground level because of the growth, but it’s actually the second floor of the building.