The railing were jealous of both the bricks and bits, and chose instead to dissolve like this.
The playground used to be near the school which is now in ruins.
So much relies on one thing stacked on top of another thing.
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.
Fake Fact: The term ‘stovetop hat’ was coined by Island Station’s architect while trying to explain why he wanted to put the steel chimney on the station. ‘Live Here’ was part of the advertising when the building was host to artist lofts. They weren’t kidding.
A little cloud passes over the Five-Stack powerplant ruins, like a puff of smoke.
The turned rail was to prevent runaway cars from going over the end of the dock and into the lake.
A gateway for St. Louis as seen through a gateway (of sorts) in East St. Louis.