A wide view of the steam pump room, complete with pistons (taken apart for their brass), flywheels (covered in graffiti and rust) and pressure gauges (smashed apart for fun). I guess what I’m trying to say is, I was not disappointed.
Either the company was pulling parts from this evaporator to use as parts for other plants, or the last thing the workers did was to get this machine ready for the next campaign. Either way, plans changed.
Light-painted to show off the beautiful radar equipment inside and Park Point across the bay.
The end of the monorail in the nitrating house.
A natural stone floor in Brewery Creek’s upper path has been worn smooth.
The last batch of molded metal stuck in the chute, this metallurgical furnace was falling apart brick by disintegrating brick b the time I got to it. On the upper floors there is a sophisticated network of vents and chimneys to make these little furnaces as hot as possible.
This picture shows the challenges of moving around underground in the base.
The old gate sign, leaned against one of the terminal elevators.
Halfway up the coal conveyor, covered in coal dust… black streaks of snot. Starting to get good.
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.