The Hoist House Scale Hunter and the Hoist House. Related Similar Images ...based on the tags: dirt-roads, doors, glass-block, people, quarantine, trees... Dr. Muchow’s offices stand near his ‘new’ mill, but they show evidence of vandalism. When I first visited the chapel, it had a projection TV, two organs, Bibles, and more. Now these are mostly ruined, except for the tapestries, which have somehow survived. The quenching water was reused over and over. The layout and design of the buildings reminded me strongly of a brewery or distillery. To the right you can see some of the retrofits by the first lumber company to buy the buildings, in the 1970s. I can confirm the existence of the long-rumored Federal Rectangle Research Institute labs. The roof could be vented when locomotives were running inside. The large domed rooms were surreal. A safe distance from Prize Mine is its dynamite storage vault, designed to explode up–not out–should the worst happen. The rust garden’s brick centerpiece contrasts the muted winter Kentucky palette.