This floor of the workhouse had corkscrew conveyors–big augers–in the floor to move material around. Most of the walls that were metal were missing, leaving the concrete structure and open doors.
Additional Sacred Heart Building (1949) Collapse, 2012, Courtesy Chris Naffziger @ http://stlouispatina.blogspot.com/2011/12/st-marys-infirmary.html
Looking out of the labs at the company garages.
A chalkboard halfway to the headhouse is untouched since the mill closed. It still has the cheat sheets!
The grain-centric buildings had automatic fire doors.
The hole in the floor, I like to joke, is a not-so-sneaky trap for the photographers creeping to get a close-up of the amazing peeling paint. I somehow escaped this snare, however, to warn the rest… perhaps you.
A different kind of tree fort.
An exit from the concourse.
Shadows of the skylights form a backdrop for rust-welded machines.