Plaster Pipe Run To run new gutters through the building, some of the plaster walls of the Chateau had to be smashed through. Similar Images ...based on the tags: demolition, pipes, yellow... With the maintenance door open you can see the buckets on in the vertical conveyor. A chalkboard halfway to the headhouse is untouched since the mill closed. It still has the cheat sheets! Fall in line, act skinny, watch out for low hanging pipes. Don’t ask me where in the maze this was… 90% of the plant looked like this; vast rooms and catwalks with crisscrossing pipes and valves. One level below where the cotton was nitrated, the fumes must have been powerful. This floor had several massive ventilation fans in its walls. The final ball mill in the Chain O’ Mines concentrator. Behind it was a bucket of steel balls. A gateway for St. Louis as seen through a gateway (of sorts) in East St. Louis. Outside the locker room without the sandwiches and beer… plenty of glass shards, though, if you feel like it. I tried to hide the graffiti from my photos, but sometimes it wasn’t possible. Between the gauges for the power plant boilers and the steam pump flywheels.