In what has turned into a kind of industrial courtyard between four ovens some people have posted their tags. X was here.
Without their walls these Solvent Recovery Line buildings look like blast walls. Their concrete inner structures were part of the design so if there was an explosion inside it would ‘blow out’ with a puff instead of a bang. Now most of these are demolished or overgrown.
Part of the Pillsbury tunnel that brought water back to the Mississippi River.
The city constructed a wall in the early 2000s to discourage visitors. Note the staircase is cut off, too.
Algae grows where water flows/From the sawtooth roof/To the mines below/The sun climbs high/But is in no one’s eyes/A wall alone crumbles/It was no suprise
Originally, this part of the dock was reserved for the weather station.
A typical Chateau wall. Kodak Tri-X 400 in Leica M7.
A washout two thirds of the way down the tram gave me a place to relax in the thin air.