The side of the main elevator, severed by “Woodchucks”.
A gateway for St. Louis as seen through a gateway (of sorts) in East St. Louis.
Many of the higher floors were more or less demolished–usually more. These would have been condos had ‘The Arcade’ project come to fruition. Now there are simply wide open floors punctuated only by pillars and meaningless hallways.
Harris Machinery rests under snow on the left. Two explorers enjoy the view.
Sunset through a stained window in the headhouse made the floor feel like a heavy industrial Disney movie.
There are many skeletal remains of buildings that were burned to destroy the pollutants inside. It’s not an uncommon step in a cleanup.
To run new gutters through the building, some of the plaster walls of the Chateau had to be smashed through.
Looking through the hole where a glass pane once was at the Columbus Mine ruins, just south of Animas Forks. It was quiet when I took the picture, but for the gurgle of the nearby Animas River.
A broken window looking through the First Aid Room and into the Control Room in charge of directing grain into ships. You can see one of the large conveyors on the right, clad in green. Chutes and staircases intertwine seemingly randomly through the big empty spaces.