Hoist Operator Booth Peering through the glass in the Hoist Operator’s cab, stained with graffiti. The cable and reels can be seen through the glass… these are now gone. Similar Images ...based on the tags: buttons, control-panels, control-rooms, favorites, glass, graffiti, hoists, levers, lights, rusty, windows... Platforms and abandoned outbuildings, as seen in 2005. Looking from the mill at the old transfer elevator’s steel tanks. The world’s biggest paper machine was installed here about a century before this photo was taken. The orange in the windows is the brick building across the street–the new part of the plant. This dirt-brick building hasn’t fared well. One of the few doors. An observation room, possibly for children, has drapes around a 2-way mirror. You know, to dress up the fact that someone could be watching anonymously on the other side. In front of a rust-welded Illinois rotary stoker is where the boiler-men made their mark. The last year I can make out is 1985. The vibrant colors clashed with the silent hotel. Mounted in an office.