Fire Slide Looking into one of the fire slides, designed to evacuate patients extremely quickly. In 1880, a fire completely destroyed the asylum at St. Peter, Minnesota, killing 30 patients. Similar Images ...based on the tags: fire-escapes, rusty, slides... This ruined skyway looks like it should be at ground level because of the growth, but it’s actually the second floor of the building. An emergency slide to help workers evacuate the blending house in an emergency. Mammoth Mine overlooks Central City from atop Mammoth Hill. In the distance you can make out Coeur d’Alene Mine (red), which operated from 1885 through 1940. Looking across the catwalk behind the ore chutes, when they were up, and at the top of the ore chutes during loading. The Bunk House was not just for sleeping, but it was for eating and recreation too. In one corner, near the door to the Blacksmith Shop (left) is this terrific stove, probably original (circa 1937). A natural reaction with this kind of view. The stairs of this elevator had their landings removed long ago to keep vandals grounded. A little sheet metal box somehow made it back home. A bank of vertical filing cabinets, probably dating to National Guard days.