St. John Catholic Church, Ringling Ringling’s church was built in 1914 and sits on a hill over the town. Similar Images ...based on the tags: black&white, churches, crosses... Sadly, this picture is dated from the fact there’s a single piece of glass unbroken. Since this was taken, the entrance to the church has been vandalized even more. The basement held a makeshift chapel. That floor isn’t dirt–it’s old rotting grain that’s formed into a sort of moldy mud. I’ve written it before, but I like observing the way buildings change in terms of new windows, bricked up doors, and so on, and thinking of how their forms change to reflect the work inside of them. Looking toward the power station at the edge of the explosives plant. A few of the stalls in the older section of the roundhouse, the noon sky peeking in. Sluice tables stretch into the darkness. The roof could be vented when locomotives were running inside. A Kiva is an underground, or partly underground, chamber for ceremonies.