Lamp Room The room where all of the miners would leave their lamps to be refilled, reconditioned, repaired, etc. when they were not in use underground. Related Similar Images ...based on the tags: shelves, skylights... Below the pressure gauges are rows of little pipe fitting drawers. The former BESCO building in the last light of day. A typical building from the expanded starch line. More than half a century of plans rot in the shadows, seemingly useless. The classic Solvay shot. Everyone has it. This floor of the workhouse had corkscrew conveyors–big augers–in the floor to move material around. Most of the walls that were metal were missing, leaving the concrete structure and open doors. “Place Tripod Here” my friends would say. But for me, it’s the money shot. Note the painting around the inside of the skylight. Shelves in in the coloring department, where hundreds of different mixer lids are splashed with hardened glass dyes. Color thanks to a yellow-tinted skylight. Asbestos rope isn’t something you can buy at Home Depot anymore, but it’s fire and heat resistant stuff; great for industrial work, like in a sugar mill.