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.
Looking down a manlift on the ore dock side of the elevator. It’s a belt-less belt-o-vator!
A gateway for St. Louis as seen through a gateway (of sorts) in East St. Louis.
From an unsteady perch atop the blast furnace, the morning light began to leach into the complex below.
2004. Machine Shop Loft.
The Clipper was one of the most popular Packards, but its production was cut short by WWII. Had they produced the car instead of Rolls Royce plane engines I imagine there would might be driving a Packard today, rather than a Ford.
A row of security lights line the roof of the power station.
Stairs and power lines enter the abandoned depot. Shingles slide off the rotten roof. Ektar 100/Mamiya 6
Looking toward downtown, one is reminded that when Stahlmann built here in 1855 that it was on the very edge of the city.