Chained Lamp Similar Images ...based on the tags: black&white, lights, rotten... Looking from the shaft room into the room where an electric hoist would be. The chapel (left) and surgical suite (straight on) move in an out of view as fog rolls up from the St. Louis River valley. This elevator was built in 1922 and was used until the passing rails were removed in the mid-1970s. The end of the dock disappears in the fog. Looking up to the second floor of the Nitrating House, where cotton would be soaked in nitric acid. These brought cotton into the building. Water damage dissolved the ceiling into sludge. Pillars remain, as do the plastic light covers, now on the floor. One of a few rolling workbenches to keep the thousands of pulleys, cogs, and belts working properly. The depot of Ringling is a very lonely looking building and there are many holes in its roof. There are no signs on it whatsoever. Cauterized wounds on the factory floor, where the middle of the newer mill opens up to allow massive equipment. Now the pipes are cut and the equipment is gone.