Please Close Windows Wind blew taconite dust against the walls of these suspended control room, making even the glass appear to rust. Similar Images ...based on the tags: dark, rusty, stained-glass, the-sun, vignettes, water, windows... Steam pipes snake up the walls like vines, but with asbestos. The top of the docks are so rotten in places that you can see the lake through the boards. In the foreground you can see the controls for the chutes, which work on a clutch. The steel sea leg is so heavy it requires a huge counterweight that travels the height of the elevator. The side of the oldest building on the property, the former casket factory. A rooftop scene. The turbine hall sported a beautiful Whiting gantry crane. The dredge is divided into four levels. The top level has controls for the tailings boom and, when it was there, the bucket excavator. Much of the plant depended on steam, not only for heat but for mechanical power. The sun shining through one of the buildings; everything was overgrown.