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... Two small generators connected to a Frick steam engine. Exploring Dock 4 was a very different experience, since it was almost all metal. A closeup of the now-scrapped steel chute. A collapsing and unstable building. Blending the explosive ingredients was dangerous. It is no wonder that the blending house had so many emergency slides. The the left, the nitrating line in War City. To the right, War City’s sole suburb, Charlestown, IN. The power plant of the Old Crow distillery was mostly original. I didn’t have a tripod, so I had to balance my camera on the equipment there. These machines are at least 100 years old. A nice view of the aurora borealis (“Northern Lights”) strong enough to outshine the industrial lighting at the power plant. The lights in the foreground direct ships discharging coal for the station.