The Last Hamm Chair The Hamm-stenciled chairs are all destroyed as far as I know, now, as are the custom ladders built in-house for the company. Taken between the Filter House and Keg Wash House. Similar Images ...based on the tags: chairs, ladders, staircases, stencils... The man behind the curtain watches, but doesn’t say anything. Probably the smartest one in the room. From the bottom of the skyway I looked back, my eyes tracing the vines from the marsh up the smokestacks to the perfect Midwestern sky. The powerplant and its dedicated water tower supplied steam for heating and mechanical work. 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. The ice reflects the blue sky on the rust. The sunset blasts through the concrete pillars holding it all up. Dust explosions were a real risk for grain mills. These funnels helped to filter the air in the mill. A jankey ladder leads to a platform over a wooden tank. Here’s hoping my usage contributes to jankey being accepted into the dictionary! Thanks, lexicographers. The fantastic red elevator that is Pool #61, built 1928. Lockers for the boiler room workers.