In the Lime House, the sunset picked-up the last light of day to make this image. Lime is used in the beet sugar refinement process to reduce the acidity of the beet juice mixture.
Beside the shaft building are two fans on skids, indicating they were used underground.
The backdrop has become the pallet for water damage and graffiti.
Broken dishes and rotten burlap, mixed with the general trash left behind after the roof collapsed on the poor house.
The rear of engine bay 13… according to the heavily faded sign.
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.
The many levels of catwalks make for a place where you can look from the ground floor to the roof, about 4 stories up.
A closeup of the now-scrapped steel chute.
Installed in 1904 at the center of the plant, this is one of two batteries of boilers. Being in Oshkosh, heat was very important to keeping labor moving in the cold months.