In the many-windowed metal building, the lumberyard buildings and the abandoned starch works buildings are separated by a thick wall of pallets.
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.
A little catwalk gives access to the most important gauges in the building. Behind them are huge vents and fans. I bet it got steamy in here.
An unmarred chart, printed with the facility name and ready to be sent out to command.
A big door into the fire pump room.
Here, the concentrated gold (and silver, and zinc, I would guess) would be loaded into trucks bound for the smelter.
A crack in a window in a wall. What’s this doing here?
In the corner of most of the factory floors, freight elevators flanked restrooms to leave more central space for machines and their masters.
Looking into the main workhouse from the skyway into the annex elevator. But who care? Look at the colors!