Lizzie Mine, Missouri Flats Inside this small iron clad mine is a couch and some clothes. It seems that for a short while, someone was living inside of it… Similar Images ...based on the tags: black&white, favorites, tailings, trees... The BOMARC launch buildings are spaced on a large concrete pad that looks like a parking lot. Out of view are underground pipes for fueling and cooling the rocket motors. The whole smelter ran on gravity… elevating the various raw materials and working with them until at the bottom of the furnace, copper poured out. Trees between duplexes overshadow the buildings they were planted to shield; revenge for the boards on the windows. Camera: Pentax 67. Some local kids were having a fire extinguisher fight when I walked into the lab one day. No windows? Bricks? Must be for flammables. “R.O. 1939” While the maps name this the compressor house, I believe, based on its size and number of heavy machine mounts, that it also housed the pumps to drain the mine. The end of the heating line allowed glass to cool slowly, and thus be stronger.