Watertower Through Grimy Window The powerplant and its dedicated water tower supplied steam for heating and mechanical work. Related Similar Images ...based on the tags: clouds, dirt-roads, grimy, ladders, skyways, water-towers... The approach to the dock is rigidly geometric. I always thought its outline was beautiful against the lake that, by contrast, was always moving. At first glance, I thought the center building was a hoist house because of the shape of the window. Now I think this was built as a warehouse and later used as a laboratory. The substation has definite structural issues. Pictured is the sidewalk that connected the plant to the company housing. The sun unzipped the clouds. Mist blew across the harbor. This seemed to be the newest building on the property. Before the clouds broke, I snapped this profile of the dumping control room and its spiral staircase. These are the colors that I dream in. Shadows of distant power lines are carried to the concrete by street lights. Demolition about 50% complete. One of my favorite photos of the ADM-Delmar #1 skyway, when it stood. Taken at sunset, with the reflection of the overcast sky in the remaining windows.