Generator Fire Station All of the fire alarms had been triggered. Similar Images ...based on the tags: arrows, handpainted, numbers, signs, switches... The boiler doors are beautiful, and feature the name of the smelter and mine company. If you like these, check my article on the Mitchell Yards of Hibbing, MN. Miners at the turn of the century had better taste in typography than the average person does today. From factory to skate park to restaurant. This is in the skate park stage. The buildings to the right are demolished now, and in their place are hockey rinks. To make sure the tourists aren’t scared off, the city painted the side of the elevator with one of its historic names. In the days before a centralized fire alarm system, coded whistle blasts would warn when and where a fire broke out. I found a meth lab in this building once. (Yes, I called it in.) A small stage in one of the barracks. Pipes to channel nitrose (think nitro glycerine) infused acid through the building. Thousands of tags in a supply closet. Each has lots its meaning.