A Staircase Without Stairs; A Floor Without Flooring I never knew that all those elementary school balance bar exercises were for a very serious purpose: not falling to one’s death in the event they uncover lost Chicago history. Related Similar Images ...based on the tags: floorless, heights, holes-of-death, isthishowidie, shadows, spiral-staircases, yellow... A long exposure in the wind, lit by airport lights. Camera: Pentax 67. The dry house is in the worse condition of the remaining buildings. This is where miners would change clothes. The end of the dock, done quickly and cheaply with wood. The towers were for lights, so ships could be loaded at all hours. They remodeled, apparently. The spiral staircase ends in the basement, where two oil tanks (for the lantern) and a freshwater tank (for the Keeper) were stored. The basement consists of two long arched vaults like this. Winter skies over Allouez Bay. From a distance, it looks almost fragile. Not necessarily a children’s room. Part of the unremodeled hospital, above the Service Building, where employees would stay sometimes.