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.
My favorite shot of 2011; a rusty mold for a heart-shaped glass candy dish in its natural environment, so to speak.
In the upper left of the image you can see where the gas tanks used to be, along with the concentration equipment. Along the bottom you can also see some of the many railroad tracks coming and going from the plant–the ones visible here were incoming tracks that carried in hard coal from the eastern US.
This rod mill (?) was made in Denver Colorado at a factory now buried by condos. #justdenverthings
Scrappers tried to take this steel pulley out of Fisher, but it proved too heavy.
Giant paint mixers.
This low brick building is interesting to me.
An original stencil-brushed sign.
Asbestos-cord-wrapped glass tongs piled in a shed next to the pouring line.