Flanges Sugar mills have endless numbers of pipes, washers, seals, and flanges to connect all of the equipment. This is where the spare parts were all stored by size and rating. Related Similar Images ...based on the tags: lights, numbers, shelves, spare-parts... Gaskets still organized on nails beside the power plant. This used to be a maintenance room, but since its roof and walls were torn down, it’s not any kind of room. I would wager that National Mine became the dumping ground for Chain O’ Mines as the company began to fail. Some of the internal staircases were fitted with cages that wound round down the stairs to deter suicidal patients from taking a dive. Fluorescent lights peel back from the walls like caterpillars, rearing up and away from the glare of the sunflower-fans. At noon, the lower skylights around the shops glow yellow-green, thanks to the flora blooming on the roof above. This building seemed like a pump house or compressor house. It was full of empty concrete mounts. The company labs. If you can believe it, this area is even more destroyed today. Typical bunk rooms in MS-20. From the 1909 addition, it’s obvious how much water it takes to carry a single wall to, into and through the cracks between the floor tiles: exactly one roof’s worth.