To move air around the non air-conditioned buildings, may of which date to the 1920s and 1930s, fans were mounted above the high door frames.
An automatically closing door, in case of fire or flood in the engine compartment.
In this old repair shop, vines fall from the rotting roof to meet mossy concrete. Even though it had been dry for days, water dripped in from the roof to make permanent puddles between workstations. It was full of color and sound and industry and nature.
Looking through the old brewhouse toward the Keg Wash House.
A gateway for St. Louis as seen through a gateway (of sorts) in East St. Louis.
Rust undermines the decade old graffiti on the steel bin.
The wings of the church had a lot more water damage than the rest. The organ on the balcony was in decent condition when I arrived.
The old mill (right) and power plant (left) with the new mill behind them.