This big rusty sphere hides behind the incomplete 5-stack.
The historic entrance of the mill, alongside the (relatively) new Great Western offices.
Lockers for the boiler room workers.
A side view of the floatation level. I found it interesting that there were little ladders and staircases in the mill to help workers get around–this place was not as shoddy as other mills I’ve seen.
A gateway for St. Louis as seen through a gateway (of sorts) in East St. Louis.
The second floor in the smaller house, which was a bit smaller than the Head Keeper’s house.
A staircase threads between the top floor and the sluices, which are in the middle of the dredge-mill.
In its last years, the church had a congregation of only about 100. It opened with 1.700…
After crushing, these machines would float lighter material to the surface of the water, where it would be skimmed and discarded. Gold and silver laden stone would sink to the bottom, where it was collected for the next stage of processing. Leica/Summilux 35/Ektar 100