Offices and Useless Superstructure The superstructure for the sea-leg skyways serves no purpose now… the offices are bricked up, too. Why? Related Similar Images ...based on the tags: black&white, bricked-windows, pipes, rivets, staircases... Because of the dangers of storing the materials to make explosives as well as the explosives themselves, there were earthen bunkers all across the plant like this. The BOMARC launch buildings are spaced on a large concrete pad that looks like a parking lot. Out of view are underground pipes for fueling and cooling the rocket motors. The machine shop today. One leg of the headframe meets the hoist house. Two cranes are rusted in place. The turbine hall sported a beautiful Whiting gantry crane. The company headquarters. Abandoned last time I drove past it, though it is the classiest building in downtown South Bend. The bottom of the elevator in the new foundry. An alarm panel in the powerpplant, now demolished. Water at the bottom of the silo was perfectly clear.