Not a part of the Foundry, but the Enclosed Body Building. The rebar welded over the windows and the rust patterns with the lighting makes this geometric photos one of my favorites from the year.
A gateway for St. Louis as seen through a gateway (of sorts) in East St. Louis.
The Tilston School,built in the late 1960s. In front of it is a memorial and model to the first schoolhouse. This building, however, has been turned into a kind of town dump. The classrooms are filled with mattresses and discarded tires and trash.
The snowflake (?) patterns were hand-laid throughout the hospital. It is possible some or all of these tiles were laid by patients, as it is on record that they were used for simple tasks in the name of occupational therapy.
Looking through the washer that is the first stop for the dredgings.
Where the bricks jumped and wood followed, water runs amok.
Part of the plant has been reused as a scrap metal yard.
The stone chapel sits beside the main house and received a particularly heavy dose of gothic architectural touches.
It seems someone planned on stealing the fridge, but gave up on the second floor.