Ringling Depot – Door Stairs and power lines enter the abandoned depot. Shingles slide off the rotten roof. Ektar 100/Mamiya 6 Similar Images ...based on the tags: depots, doors, peeling-paint, rooftops, rotten, smokestacks, staircases, windows... The blacksmith shop is pretty rugged looking. Through the door you can see the collapsed walkway that might have once connected to a building covering the Santiago Tunnel adit. With an office like this, the ones food begins to taste more and more like nachos. The top of the giant arched windows facing the Mississippi and the swing bridge. These racks lined many of the floors, although I couldn’t decipher their purpose. Tastes like duotone… Inside the office was a small furnace and a collection of mechanical belts. You can see “SERVICE AT COST” and “POOL 168” in the background. The new steel door of the diesel car shops, built in 1948 and used through the 1960s, as seen from the service pit. On the top of the photograph you can see the exhaust vent. While the maps name this the compressor house, I believe, based on its size and number of heavy machine mounts, that it also housed the pumps to drain the mine. Blending the explosive ingredients was dangerous. It is no wonder that the blending house had so many emergency slides. A midwestern jungle surrounds the meat packing plant.