Main Flame A furnace control panel, cut off its subordinate before the plant closed, no doubt to be replaced. I like this shot because it shows that many of the smaller machines were engineered by the plant itself. Related Similar Images ...based on the tags: buttons, control-panels, grimy, lights... The control room for Manitoba Pool Elevator #3 was the most modern of any I saw in Thunder Bay. Apparently, 25 men were working on the day this elevator shut down. Zug Island is a US Steel plant just south of Detroit, and it really lights up the skyline. Fluorescent lights peel back from the walls like caterpillars, rearing up and away from the glare of the sunflower-fans. At sunrise the fog rose near the solvent recovery line. You can barely read the “XXX” warning. Looking across the ruin-strewn brownfield left from ACME’s operation and demolition. Most of the control panels were faceless. No doubt, they were parted out to keep other sugar mills alive. The coke plant looked more natural through a grimy window. The spiral staircase ends in the basement, where two oil tanks (for the lantern) and a freshwater tank (for the Keeper) were stored. The basement consists of two long arched vaults like this. 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.