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 old No Trespassing sign, with the Peavey logo still on it. 2005. This is very likely the oldest image I have on the website; I took this in the early 2000s with my first camera when I was new to the hobby. I still like it quite a lot. Watching the sun set behind downtown Detroit is my favorite memory from the building. Mill Hell before the University of Minnesota began developing the area. Now many of the buildings are gone, there are new roads and even bike paths. Wagons and horses were kept in the building on the left, separate from the rest of the complex in case of fire. In the distance is the boiler house, separate for the same reason. The perimeter fence still holds strong, 50 years after it was put up. Looking toward the museum from a broken window on the side of the concrete tower. The sign on top lights everything a dull pink-orange. The pockmarked concrete sign of Substation #2 over the control room that faces the highway. One thing I like to do at Gopher is imagine the shape of the planned buildings based on the partial structures.