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.
It would be a shame if this building is not preserved. Word is (as of 2015) that construction may start on this section soon.
Blast Furnace 7 as seen from the ore yard. Imagine running up those stairs through blast furnace smoke.
Left: a ladder and hatch to the roof of the Temple Opera Building. Right: a false wall hides the staircase that runs right into the roof, which used to be third floor of the building. Note how the bannister is simply cut off.
The old movie theatre sign was sitting right inside the sealed front doors.
Platforms and abandoned outbuildings, as seen in 2005.
This big rusty sphere hides behind the incomplete 5-stack.
The top floor of the apartment seemed so empty without the furniture that once adorned it. Instead, my eyes were drawn to the worn paths in the floor between the rooms.
A side view of the floatation level. I found it interesting that there were little ladders and staircases in the mill to help workers get around–this place was not as shoddy as other mills I’ve seen.