A gateway for St. Louis as seen through a gateway (of sorts) in East St. Louis.
As my friend Jonathan would say, “on a human scale.”
In the power house corner is this gratuitously gigantic doorway. It used to be even bigger, too, as indicated by the brick arch another foot over the top windows.
A view from the loft in the shipping/receiving building, where the crane operator would step into his cab.
Miller Creek, in one of the wider sections that features a trout (as in the fish) canal in the middle of the drain. Even though it is underground, the fish are able to visit their breeding ponds upstream by swimming through the specially designed tunnel.
David Aho, the owner of Mitchell Engine House, poses beside the boiler.
Copper poured from this furnace and was cast by the autocaster on the right into billets.
Hiking into the ghost town with enough gear to live there for a few days, if we wanted.