One of the cupola air intakes, rattled loose by the demolition downstairs, hangs stranded on the second floor. You can see that the floor I’m standing on in this picture used to extend all the way to the right wall. The blue paint on the wall made the climb absolutely worth it.
A gateway for St. Louis as seen through a gateway (of sorts) in East St. Louis.
The roof compromised, rain water rolls down the main stairway.
The turbine hall sported a beautiful Whiting gantry crane.
Observing War City in the midst of an electric storm. This photo is lit almost entirely by lightning.
A sunset shot of the Western Cable Railroad depot in the middle of the Lemp brewery complex, with the malting house in the background. Western used to have an exclusive shipping contract with Lemp.
This machine was last overhauled in February 1955, and last turned out Crepe silk, probably dress material.
I couldn’t help but include this ghost sign for a demolished motel…