I believe this is the push car, meaning it would push the charge in the oven out the opposite side into the train car.
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.
An original stencil-brushed sign.
The elevator tower seems to have been built with expansion of the dock in mind.
This is one of my favorite images of the year because of the color, light and textures. Someone told me once that the medium of photographers is not film or digital sensors, but rather shadows. This photo is evidence of that.
In the grungy control room, I found a little slice that was never graffitied.
Inside the west portal is a big liquid propane hand warmer, for workers to take the cold off their gloves as they handled the switches and doors of Cramer Tunnel. Mamiya GA645 / Kodak Pro 400
These corner pilings served as bumpers… a little assurance against wind, ice, and new captains.