A wide view of the poor house. Look at the smokestack and elevator shaft, which show the former roofline.
Don’t you love the shape of the house on the right?
I am not sure what this structure is, but it seems to be put together like a gold mill. It existed in 1952, and seems to be from about that period.
Looking at the town from a highway turn-off. This is how most people see it.
This was taken before the top of the docks really started to rot-out; now this stretch past the crane is distinctly unsafe to cross. Still, you can’t beat the view of Dock #2 winding into the distance, where the approach is chopped-off before the yard used to extend.
A yellow house above the mineshaft.
Thanks to the demolition (I’ll never say that again), the inner structure of the bins are revealed. So much wood!
From the roof of the Clemens House, looking toward downtown St. Louis.