The turbine hall, without turbines. I guess that makes this a hall… at least it has a clock.
The tallest dock structure is an equipment elevator that connects the many dock levels.
A panorama of the Shipping/Receiving building on the northeast end of the block. In the old days this would be facing the ‘Dry Dock Hotel’, a boarding house owned by the company, presumably for the use of the men having their boats repaired here.
The taller of the two smokestacks on site. Note the crack around its crown.
A jankey ladder leads to a platform over a wooden tank. Here’s hoping my usage contributes to jankey being accepted into the dictionary! Thanks, lexicographers.
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.
The building is winking.
Watch your head, say the colors. This side of the plant is apparently still standing and is owned by the city.