Not An Exit A splash of pink across an otherwise boring sign caught my eye in the old elevator. Similar Images ...based on the tags: graffiti, shadows, signs... Here’s the church, and here’s the steeple; Open the door and see all the people; Here’s the parson going upstairs; Here he is saying his prayers… Part of a vintage neon sign. I hope it’s been preserved–it reminds me of the sign that hung over my grandfather’s tv sales and repair shop in small town Minnesota. The control room for the whole of the plant. Sinterband here means one of the sintering lines. Temperatures, gasses, mixtures, speeds, and so on were centrally controlled here. Standing on a caustic tank with my head out a roof hatch, I look at the sign of the last brand to be produced here. Some of the earlier buildings were dressed up with brick facades. I wonder when fluorescent lighting was added. Looking up at the LEMP malting plant elevator. Look at that BRICKWORK! “But everyone I used to know was either dead or in prison So I came back to Minneapolis this time I think I’m gonna stay” -Tom Waits S&X seen in the background through the fog.