Fume Lines One level below where the cotton was nitrated, the fumes must have been powerful. This floor had several massive ventilation fans in its walls. Related Similar Images ...based on the tags: arrows, bokeh, grimy, orange, pipes, signs... A white star marks the landing between the Keeper’s Quarters (Second Floor) and the radiobeacon and furnace rooms (First Floor). The historic entrance of the mill, alongside the (relatively) new Great Western offices. Power-up to cool down… would have been nice on the hot day I climbed on top of this machine. Without a roof, the bricks were being washed away in the later years of the roundhouse. Part of a vintage neon sign. I hope it’s been preserved–it reminds me of the sign that hung over my grandfather’s tv sales and repair shop in small town Minnesota. Latin; to grow. Root of the English word ‘surge’. This drying house was full of ventilation ducts, broken scales, and insulated carts to haul powder around the line. Below the pressure gauges are rows of little pipe fitting drawers. Dust explosions were a real risk for grain mills. These funnels helped to filter the air in the mill.