Emergency Slide In case of fire, workers on higher floors would take the emergency slides to escape. Related Similar Images ...based on the tags: fire-escapes, rusty, sheet-metal, slides... Blending the explosive ingredients was dangerous. It is no wonder that the blending house had so many emergency slides. Shadows of the skylights form a backdrop for rust-welded machines. The many levels of catwalks make for a place where you can look from the ground floor to the roof, about 4 stories up. The spectacular, if precarious, view of downtown Minneapolis from the roof of ADM Annex 4. Note the great messages left by various graffiti artists who made it to the spot. A staircase threads between the top floor and the sluices, which are in the middle of the dredge-mill. Easier-to-demolish parts of the power plant were torched apart. Catwalks to nowhere meant lots of dead ends. This load of lime seems to have been left right where it was loaded. An impressive message for graffiti in a Detroit warehouse, but then again look at these steam pumps. Over-built and under-appreciated. This was a living space for the keepers during storms, when it was too dangerous to return to the houses on the point.