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.
“See anything?” “No, just more of it.” “How much to go?” “Oh god–we’ve only seen about 10%.” “Guess we should keep moving then…”
The fences helped discourage patients from throwing themselves down the stairs.
Giant ingredient hoppers stand on a concrete floor covered in peeled paint.
Not necessarily a children’s room.
The first floor hallway between conference rooms and the diesel lab at the center of the facility
Like a railgun pointed at the Rockies… the boom would direct tailings–junk rock–outside of the dredge pond.
This is a room where the actual explosive elements were mixed. In the event of an accident, this glass wall would give way before the concrete and thus direct the flames and shockwave away from the rest of the building. In other words, the glass is not just to get a lot of wonderful natural light into the building.