Nitrate-Cellulose Collector In the nitrating house. Similar Images ...based on the tags: arrows, black&white, chutes, dark, funnels, machinery, numbers, pipes, rusty, signs... Shot on a Pentax 67 in monochrome and toned to match the set. For some time the marquee was lit at night to advertise the fact that the city bought it and planned to apply for credits to repair it. Much of the circa-1950s buildings remain with few alterations, such as these long boring sheet metal ruststicks. Fall in line, act skinny, watch out for low hanging pipes. Don’t ask me where in the maze this was… 90% of the plant looked like this; vast rooms and catwalks with crisscrossing pipes and valves. The tunnels were full of bricked-up doorways. I wonder how many rooms under there are totally sealed from the outside world… This view of BCT shows the portico where the main entrance is at the base of the office tower, and the clock. We people are so small. The elevator is stuck between floors. Heavy wood doors for keeping people in. On the Turbine Room floor, one old steam pump still remains, ready to pressurize steam pipes with the hot stuff throughout the car shops and boilers.