10 Operators 5 Casuals “Ballistite is a smokeless propellant made from two high explosives, nitrocellulose and nitroglycerine. It was developed and patented by Alfred Nobel in the late 19th century.” -Wikipedia. Similar Images ...based on the tags: black&white, explosives, peeling-paint, signs, stencils... Robotic pincers to move molten rods of glass between machines. There’s no way an explorer, much less a choir, could stand here now. Since this picture was taken the roof has collapsed onto the loft. Shells of mixing buildings. Heavy wood doors for keeping people in. Note the large belt pulley in the center of the frame. Follow the axel it’s on and you’ll see several belts still attached to the drive, which was originally steam-driven. No ambiguity here… miners, check in at this office. This is the far interior of the hotel, where the darkness made the shag carpet seem to move whenever the trees outside swayed. That is to say, constantly. Inside this small iron clad mine is a couch and some clothes. It seems that for a short while, someone was living inside of it… Just outside of the blast furnace is a series of platforms and catwalks to bring workers to the stoves.