Moss I love when moss grows indoors… one of the little pleasures of exploring abandonments. Similar Images ...based on the tags: mossy, pipes, rusty... “What’s that diamond thingy on the Pilot House?” you ask? It’s a 1920s-era radio transmission direction finder, a pre-radar navigation aid. Lit with diffused flash. The huge snowfalls of 2011 brought new collapses across the buildings. Birch shadows on stone walls… have you been looking at my Christmas list? A panoramic view of the sintering plant’s gas plant (?). Everyone who visits must get a picture of these rusty smokestacks! Looking from one workhouse at another, with the other residents of Mill Hell falling into place as the distance grows. Across the rail yard you can see Froedert Malt elevator and Calumet. The Dock 5 sign at track level. Probably as an aid to sailors reboarding their vessels. One of the covered rail loading docks. All of them were overgrown and rust-clad. Looking out the finishing end of the sintering plant at a network of torched-off catwalks through a maze of rust and asbestos. Paradise. A gateway for St. Louis as seen through a gateway (of sorts) in East St. Louis.