Some of the earlier buildings were dressed up with brick facades.
A mix of brick and stone construction where the stock house meets the cellars. The caves brought well water to the brewery and drained the refuse away, and the various sewer connections are visible here and tell the story of the company’s expansion above.
…when injection molding was the new thing that everyone was experimenting with.
The St. Louis County Sheriff constantly patrols the property looking for trespassers.
A failed squat at the plant. A massive electric storm (see photos) ruined this otherwise perfect flop.
Showering red-hot coke fresh from the furnaces near the Coal Tower (in the back) was the Quenching Tower’s duty (front).
The smokestack for the sintering plant included a big blower room, to launch the fumes into the atmosphere and away from the town. What could go wrong?
Looking up at the LEMP malting plant elevator. Look at that BRICKWORK!
A facade that tells the story of demolition and neglect. The sign on the garage door indicates that if one finds themselves there, that they enter the buildings at their own risk. If only property owners in the US took this philosophy!