River Ruins Looking at the last wall of the hotel from the banks of the river. Similar Images ...based on the tags: black&white, ruins, trees... Near the smokestack were these remains of older Clark buildings. When I visited, only one brick building still stood. Looking toward a void–formerly a hallway to the mineshaft–now a hole in the ground. An old nurse’s station (you can tell because of the half-door with table) with torn-up tiles. Notice through the curved doorway that even the ceiling has a curvature. The roof has been replaced since this was taken. Hopefully, that will stem the water damage. For some time, tugboats were stored next to the elevator. While the stokers are gone, the pipes bringing pulverized coal down were left. Chutes connect the bottoms of the silos to a conveyor belt. Iron becoming dirt becoming birches. One thing that struck me as a midwesterner in the South was the vines. They seem to be able to completely cover a building when left alone for a few decades.