Flooded Ford Mine Room Looking through perfectly clear water into an abandoned mine room. My guess is that it contained some pumps to keep the mine dry and equipment related to the elevators. Similar Images ...based on the tags: ladders, rusty... Captured bolts for a pressure cooker on an industrial scale. I couldn’t help but include this ghost sign for a demolished motel… The corner of Clyde on Michigan Street looked like it had been sealed a long time. 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. This movable chute came off its rails. One evening I spent an hour lighting tea candles through the tunnels below the elevator. It was a magical transformation. The rear of the complex shows the more than 100 year old workhouse–still working! I do not know if the tanks are original to the 1901 elevator, but I suspect so. Looking into the Pool 8 Annex from the original Ogilvie’s elevator. A closeup of the now-scrapped steel chute.