Roundhouse WIndows This was the exterior wall of the roundhouse; engines would have entered on the other side and machinery would line this side, hence the big windows for natural light. Similar Images ...based on the tags: boarded-windows, grass, shadows... This building was 99 years old when it was demolished for the coal mine. 2013. A perfect summer day meets a beautiful old roundhouse on the edge of town. Carter Color used to occupy this block. Heavy industrial looks good in cotton candy pink. “GREETING FROM BEAUTIFUL GARY–WISH YOU WERE HERE!” My postcard shot. A bunk room, minus the bunks. From the bottom of the skyway I looked back, my eyes tracing the vines from the marsh up the smokestacks to the perfect Midwestern sky. A late look at the brewhouse, long after the stainless steel tanks were scrapped. I believe these hooks were meant for hanging filters to dry.