Escape Hatch I did not take the escape ladder to the surface, but I am told it pops up in the middle of a hill next to the missile silo doors. Related Similar Images ...based on the tags: blast-doors, cables, circles, hatches, hoses, ladders, pipes, rusty, tunnels... And I forget just why I taste / Oh yeah, I guess it makes me smile / I found it hard, it’s hard to find / Oh well, whatever, never mind (Nirvana, “Smells Like Teen Spirit”) Standing next to the now-demolished records room. The roof of the elevator was partly lit naturally with six big skylights. The less electricity pumped into a grain elevator, the less chance of a grain dust explosion. To engage the air brakes on locomotives without their power being on, air hoses would be attached during repairs. Compressed air also powered many of the tools used. When I revisited the mine in 2013, the hoists were scrapped and sitting by the road. A fallen branch smashed out this skylight years ago, and since then the bees have found this tiny toilet a perfect home. This is part of the hotel where employees slept. After a religious conversion from actors to projectors, a rebranding was in order. Dirty filters for some equipment hang, awaiting a purpose. Steam pipes snake up the walls like vines, but with asbestos.