Corrugated Awning The steel awning and its elegant staircase are one of my favorite features near the old carpentry shop. The gymnasium-theater is in the background. Similar Images ...based on the tags: black&white, overhangs, sheet-metal, staircases... There’s no way an explorer, much less a choir, could stand here now. Since this picture was taken the roof has collapsed onto the loft. The the left, the nitrating line in War City. To the right, War City’s sole suburb, Charlestown, IN. The newer tunnels were fitted with these fluorescent lights, although some skylights (block glass embedded in skywalks) let in some natural light during the day. An old fashioned lift. The basements of the barracks were often stone and brick, and many of them were connected by short tunnels. The stonework was done by a local handyman of sorts, who was also a guard at a nearby insane asylum. He did a great job, it seems to me. “What’s that diamond thingy on the Pilot House?” you ask? It’s a 1920s-era radio transmission direction finder, a pre-radar navigation aid. Lit with diffused flash. “Daisy”… probably for the mill, as it was unusual for women to work at Daisy. Don’t know what’s heavier… the bricks or shadows.