The Western Elevator’s old moniker looks over Fort William (the neighborhood). Snow falls over Mount McKay in the background. This elevator is still active… the only active elevator in Fort William proper.
…a little close for comfort.
When it became “Hyde Park Hospital”, this portico was added onto the front.
More than half a century of plans rot in the shadows, seemingly useless.
A shot of Longmont from the highway. Fuji 35mm.
The sun lowered behind the dead flour mill, bending its image upon itself.
The individual ovens are skinny to allow even and fast heating of the whole interior. Numbers are cut into signs because no paint could withstand the heat or corrosive emissions from the coking process.
A calendar and comic strip decorate the current pattern shelf in the building which was a coffin factory.
The main stage and the retired (and in this instance, scrambled) marquee that will be repaired and reinstalled above Superior Street. A former manager of the building I used to photograph Nopeming with told me that the letters for the Art Deco tower are stored somewhere in the NorShor to this day, but I did not see them (and frankly, I doubt it).