One of the few man-sized exterior doors, seemingly with an original frame. Classic arching and beautiful textures–every inch of wall had me drooling. If this engine house was in a metropolitan area, it would have been turned into a $10 million white collar office suite ten years ago.
No matter what environmental disasters industry throws at Mother Earth, she will bounce back.
Looking up to the second floor of the Nitrating House, where cotton would be soaked in nitric acid. These brought cotton into the building.
This building was 99 years old when it was demolished for the coal mine.
Would you wait and risk getting flooded out, or intentionally get minor burns?
Not a wisp of smoke can be seen today.
The historic entrance of the mill, alongside the (relatively) new Great Western offices.
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.
2013. As part of the Head House’s facelift, it’s gotten new windows. However, you can now still see where the conveyor-way connected this building with the elevators behind it in the upper right of the image.