Blending House Blending the explosive ingredients was dangerous. It is no wonder that the blending house had so many emergency slides. Related Similar Images ...based on the tags: fire-escapes, overgrown, power, rusty, slides, staircases, sunrises, trees, vents... One of the covered rail loading docks. All of them were overgrown and rust-clad. Cauterized wounds on the factory floor, where the middle of the newer mill opens up to allow massive equipment. Now the pipes are cut and the equipment is gone. A typical wall in the base. I wonder who boarded the family house… the EPA? The wood-braced structures descending the hill connected the La Crosse Tunnel to the mill in Central City. To see a picture of an aerial tram in action, see at my Treasure Mountain article. At sunrise the fog rose near the solvent recovery line. You can barely read the “XXX” warning. A winding flue between the ovens for Furnace 6, capped with sketchy catwalks. This low brick building is interesting to me. “What’s that diamond thingy on the Pilot House?” you ask? It’s a 1920s-era radio transmission direction finder, a pre-radar navigation aid. Lit with diffused flash.