About a century later. A view of the main factory building, looking toward the two furnaces.
The entry point for the painting shed on the top floor. Cars would have a few feet in between them before they entered. Separate sheds would prime and add color.
2005. Looking across the Mississippi from a park the night after the first snow.
The Osborn Block is the prettiest building you’ve never seen in the Twin Ports.
The only good shot I have of the top of Battery A, in the upper left. Though it seemed to have been disused before its neighbor it had a lot less growth on it.
The orange bars were secured to the tunnel walls to support electric lines for the mine carts. Lower parts of the sand mines were allowed to flood. The water was perfectly still, and made for a mud so thick it could suck off your boots.
A gateway for St. Louis as seen through a gateway (of sorts) in East St. Louis.
Storms and waves, focused by the Port of Wisconsin entry have focused the faces to tear-up these boards below.
While the stokers are gone, the pipes bringing pulverized coal down were left.