Bricked Windows Windows provided the 250-some workers with fresh air and light, and helped to keep flour dust from building up in the air, helping to prevent explosions. Today, machines control air flow better without windows, so they were bricked. Similar Images ...based on the tags: archways, black&white, bricked-windows, clones, old-and-new, pillars, windows... Frankie on the White Pine Mine vehicle access shaft. The mine was traditional inside… all room-and-pillar. A steel powder keg serves as a door prop on the static-proof wood core floor. Note the ‘XXX’ marking to the left of the double door. When it was convenient, the sugar company would pull equipment, even pipes, from one mill for another. A long exposure in the crane cab at sunset throws a bit of color into the bleak yellow glows between the windows and car shaker. A view of the government presses, with pages of law across the floor covered in footprints. Officers got houses and the honor of living near other officers. They call it Officer’s Row. Part of the decommissioned plant was used by the Air Force for virtual bombing runs. This is the guard shack for the radar station. The hike to the village is steep. This is looking into the valley from the halfway point. Looking from one workhouse at another, with the other residents of Mill Hell falling into place as the distance grows. Across the rail yard you can see Froedert Malt elevator and Calumet.