Spiral Staired Control Room The control room floats above the top of the dock atop a spiral staircase. Similar Images ...based on the tags: cables, clouds, lake-superior, lights, spiral-staircases, staircases, sunsets, water... When the dock across the slip loads, the lighting below the otherwise dark ‘5’ can get a little wild. These tubes would bring cement to the top of the plant for storage in the silos. A strange little staircase on the side of the orphanage puts the scale of the building in perspective. It’s big, by U.P. standards! Kate in the Atlas E, which is essentially a buried Atlas D. Above is the protective steel blast door. A row of security lights line the roof of the power station. One of the ugly modern staircases. I wonder if these windows were bricked after the 1950 explosion with the hopes that, if another silos blew, the people in this office would be better protected. The holes were for men to poke reluctant ore with long poles, with the hope that a lucky jab would let the load slide down into the boat below. Now they’re just traps. Taken from the most forward part of the windlass room to show how the front of the ship opens up from the front wedge. Note the giant anchor chains and foam strapped to the frontmost beam.