Gateways A gateway for St. Louis as seen through a gateway (of sorts) in East St. Louis. Related Similar Images ...based on the tags: archways, black&white, collapsing, gateway-arch, people, pipes, ruins, what-is-holding-this-up... A little cloud passes over the Five-Stack powerplant ruins, like a puff of smoke. There are many skeletal remains of buildings that were burned to destroy the pollutants inside. It’s not an uncommon step in a cleanup. Now, to add a human scale. Kate stands on top of the tailings pile that added some usable land to the side of the gulch. Somewhere nearby is the buried Santiago Tunnel. Raab The Columbus Mine overlooks its mill, which was one of the last to operate in the region, thanks to the demand for industrial metals during World War II. Note the large belt pulley in the center of the frame. Follow the axel it’s on and you’ll see several belts still attached to the drive, which was originally steam-driven. A misnomer that stuck. Near the guard post protecting the launch pad at the Duluth BOMARC is an orange windsock.