The main stage and the retired (and in this instance, scrambled) marquee that will be repaired and reinstalled above Superior Street. A former manager of the building I used to photograph Nopeming with told me that the letters for the Art Deco tower are stored somewhere in the NorShor to this day, but I did not see them (and frankly, I doubt it).
Looking up at the remodeled projection booth from the small stage.
Colorado, the most miningest state in the union, seems to be pictured in this lunchroom mural.
The wings of the church had a lot more water damage than the rest. The organ on the balcony was in decent condition when I arrived.
I am sure even the workers had trouble remembering which pillar hid the phone. Note the “ON” written on the electrical socket, too.
Seating in the former top balcony is now front row for a secondary stage above and behind the main house.
The roof has been replaced since this was taken. Hopefully, that will stem the water damage.
A romance novel left by some worker–lunch break reading–now sits under a grease stick.
Fly ash, kicked up by downdrafts, rise again up the smokestack that is the signature feature of the plant. It’s a steel top hat.