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. Related Similar Images ...based on the tags: fire-escapes, rusty, slides... This picture typifies the industrial ideal of the early 20th century. More metal than air. More efficiency than beauty. More profits than people. Numbers on a pillar counted tank capacity for a removed water container; an unhinged door in an unhinged factory beguiles those looking for an exit. The generator room was state of the art when it was installed, allowing the complex to use motors and electric lighting ahead of its competitors. The pilot house, lit with the lights of Superior. Aaron by the concentrator. A rooftop scene. I included this image to illustrate the height of the headgrame and the distance between it and the hoist house. Of course, compared with the depth of the mine shaft, this distance is short. Mounted in an office. A natural reaction with this kind of view.