Birtle Showers Group showers in the basement. Most children lived here 10 months out of the year, though some remained year-round. Similar Images ...based on the tags: peeling-paint, showers... With an office like this, the ones food begins to taste more and more like nachos. Water damage dissolved the ceiling into sludge. Pillars remain, as do the plastic light covers, now on the floor. This used to be one of the office doors, but it’s been removed (apparently without malcontent) and placed in the shop area. She’s a charmer. “Ballistite is a smokeless propellant made from two high explosives, nitrocellulose and nitroglycerine. It was developed and patented by Alfred Nobel in the late 19th century.” -Wikipedia. I get dirty. Standing atop the dust collector, the factory breaks down into diverging patterns, processes. The side of the oldest building on the property, the former casket factory. The basement of the ruined Masonic cottage.