Old Room Numbers I Peeling paint reveals the room numbers of the past. Related Similar Images ...based on the tags: arrows, dark, handpainted, numbers, peeling-paint, yellow... Chicago-made fire door. The porcelain hoops guided the silk threads through the device. Looking toward a void–formerly a hallway to the mineshaft–now a hole in the ground. In the nitrating house. We people are so small. Wind blew taconite dust against the walls of these suspended control room, making even the glass appear to rust. This building was 99 years old when it was demolished for the coal mine. Grimy windows and the other half of the complex trade interests and stares. The mill is one of the tallest buildings in the city. It’s too bad that the cupola with its big skylights and flagpole were removed.