Unraveled Humphrey Manlift A dead belt-o-vator. Similar Images ...based on the tags: belt-elevators, belts, machinery, orange, rusty, staircases... Blue skies and rust-pocked siding contrast the high-altitude blue sky. By the time I had worked my way back to the tram, it was sunset. These copulas made the iron for casting. Blue plastic siding filters the summer sun, giving the otherwise reddish-brown interior a splash of color. I wonder if these windows were bricked after the 1950 explosion with the hopes that, if another silos blew, the people in this office would be better protected. There isn’t an unbroken window in the entire historic complex as of 2013. Looking into the Pool 8 Annex from the original Ogilvie’s elevator. This movable chute came off its rails. 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. One evening I spent an hour lighting tea candles through the tunnels below the elevator. It was a magical transformation.