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This is the machinery for the elevator, wrapped in plastic for protection. They seem very serious about restoring this building.

These rungs lead to the top of the elevator shaft, directly below the watertank. Be careful, some are loose.
Pulleys for the elevator
.One can climb even higher, through some crawl holes up to the watertank. The water was used for the fire control (sprinkler) installation. The floor here is covered by what seems like a thick layer of pigeon dung, mixed with the occasional dead pigeon.
A narrow walkway around the watertank on the right. Nice fertile soil on the floor.
A wooden ladder lead to the roof, but it didn't look to trustworthy so I didn't climb any higher.

The Rozendaal factory and a machine putting drainage pipes in the ground. In the background the Grolsch brewery which also took quite some damage two years ago.
If you're wondering why the factory hall in front has such a strange bend in it, it is because the railroad from Enschede to Oldenzaal used to run here. The railroad closed about 25 years ago. Railtracker Bart Peters was here in 1999. From his site it appears the Rozendaal factory was already in bad condition and probably abandoned before the fireworks disaster.
(http://www.antenna.nl/cnt/spoorzoeker/es_odz/ens_odz2.htm)

Hey, I can see the university from here. On the horizon on the left, the mechanical engineering building and on the right the building of Physics and Electronics.
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