Behind the small stage is a hallway signed by practically every act that walked through its doors. There’s also a pair of palms. Since all the heat in the building collects in this area, it did seem more tropical.
I love the ghost sign across these two elevators, originally built as Superior Elevator. It’s looking pretty rough.
The classic Solvay shot. Everyone has it.
This heavy door opens directly into the missile vault and was used to load and unload the missile erector.
A different kind of tree fort.
The top of the barracks staircase.
Algae grows where water flows/From the sawtooth roof/To the mines below/The sun climbs high/But is in no one’s eyes/A wall alone crumbles/It was no suprise
Don Crist ’83. Brick Graffiti Series.
The working end of the blast furnace, where molten metal would flow like lava out of the furnace… a process called ‘tapping’.