Ruins Near the smokestack were these remains of older Clark buildings. When I visited, only one brick building still stood. Related Similar Images ...based on the tags: ferns, ruins... Looking across the ruin-strewn brownfield left from ACME’s operation and demolition. The EPA has been doing work on and off over the past few years, digging up the foundations of the demolished steel mill to clean up the site. Frontenac, as seen from the Missouri Flats area. Looking out of the biggest cave into the shell of the burned brewery, almost 125 years after it was destroyed by fire. A different kind of block party. A long exposure of the side of the coke ovens, lit by the nearby streetlights. Frontenac’s shaft house is well preserved, compared to all other around it. Leica/Summilux 35/Ektar 100 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. Footprints of houses past; tailings of mines past.