This is a room where the actual explosive elements were mixed. In the event of an accident, this glass wall would give way before the concrete and thus direct the flames and shockwave away from the rest of the building. In other words, the glass is not just to get a lot of wonderful natural light into the building.
A dead belt-o-vator.
Two windows above the slate Grand Staircase reflect let a little blue sky skip off the black.
The first floor hallway between conference rooms and the diesel lab at the center of the facility
A little catwalk gives access to the most important gauges in the building. Behind them are huge vents and fans. I bet it got steamy in here.
The coal water power plant stack accompanied the smell of an arson.
I found a meth lab in this building once. (Yes, I called it in.)
David Aho pictured.
Days after the long-flooded basement was pumped out. Note the water lines!