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... From the roof of the Clemens House, looking toward downtown St. Louis. This “pit” would allow workers to crawl below locomotives to service them. Trees between duplexes overshadow the buildings they were planted to shield; revenge for the boards on the windows. Looking toward the old power house, right below one of its arteries. Prize Mine has been the victim of erosion. Its north wall is pushed in by rockfall and its south side is far from ground level. 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. Demolished coke furnaces. See my article on ACME Coke in Chicago to get a feeling for what this looked like before it got knocked down. A better view of the belt system that drives all the machinery in the plant. 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.