Chicago Graffiti The roof compromised, rain water rolls down the main stairway. Similar Images ...based on the tags: doors, graffiti, sepia, staircases... Stained windows and sheet metal catch the sunset from across the Ohio River. A tunnel between the outside gate and the courtyard shared by the barracks. Bayard Sugar Mill, as seen from the old power plant The company labs. If you can believe it, this area is even more destroyed today. It was a strange choice, although I appreciate it, for the firm reusing the shops to brick up the doorways while leaving the doors. Some of the internal staircases were fitted with cages that wound round down the stairs to deter suicidal patients from taking a dive. Here, the concentrated gold (and silver, and zinc, I would guess) would be loaded into trucks bound for the smelter. Looking out of the “back door”, where equipment could be lifted into the factory with a crane. The bottom of the coal conveyor can be seen outside. In the corner of most of the factory floors, freight elevators flanked restrooms to leave more central space for machines and their masters.