The corner of the elevator… lumber armored with steel for fireproofing and water resistance.
The UP gets a lot of snow, making exploring its old mines a special challenge in the winter. The snow is more than 6 feet deep in this picture, and firm enough to walk on.
This sawtooth roof collapsed months later under the weight of an early snow.
On the second floor of the kettle building where corn mash was boiled, holes where tanks once sat were everywhere.
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.
This rod mill (?) was made in Denver Colorado at a factory now buried by condos. #justdenverthings
Workers’ lockers, strewn across Main Street, yet still out of the way.
Imagine with yellow window guards are eyebrows and the open windows are the eyes. This headframe seems a bit curious.
The giant radiators in this casting shop look like a flag to me.