SWP4- Offices 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. Similar Images ...based on the tags: black&white, bricked-windows, graffiti, staircases... One of the clusters of elevators. Doors would open on both sides so that vehicles could be moved through them if necessary. There is only one set of stairs in the whole building. San Luis may not be a ghost town, but it’s aspiring by all indications. Luckily, it’s close enough to Cuba, NM to hang onto life, unlike the other ghost towns down the road. Before it was demolished, there was one good staircase the led to the middle of the dock. Trees grew from it. The power pulley that ran air compressors straight off of the steam plant’s axel. This heavy door opens directly into the missile vault and was used to load and unload the missile erector. The top of the headframe, and in a sense, the mine itself. This pulley carried the life line of the mine and the men in it. Lost words over the auditorium entrance. Shadows of the rusty trestle and cold control towers on the Barker. Workers are preparing to swing over the sides of the boat to help secure her to the Minnesota Power dock. A wide view of the hallway behind the small performance space, covered in hundreds of names, aphorisms, and acts that walked up the stairs to the right and onto the small stage.