Doors 16 and 17 Pillars painted red indicated firefighting supplies. Fire was a very common enemy of early rail facilities, and many roundhouses burned down because of a combination of dry wood, hot, fire-breathing machinery and countless oil-saturated surfaces. Similar Images ...based on the tags: archways, boarded-windows, doors, hoses, numbers, pillars, squares... Two versions of Detroit. One where buildings stand tall and proud, and one where they wilt under the sun. It’s an amazing juxtaposition. A side door for the brick factory. A storm passes over BOMARC’s center row of launch buildings. You can clearly see the tracks on which the roof would retract for launch. Here, the concentrated gold (and silver, and zinc, I would guess) would be loaded into trucks bound for the smelter. Outbuildings for Tilston’s Five Roses elevator. The substation has definite structural issues. Pictured is the sidewalk that connected the plant to the company housing. A sign facing the city on an exterior wall–a sort of motivational poster. Holes in the wall mark where patient beds used to be, side by side, facing out the window. In the grungy control room, I found a little slice that was never graffitied.