For reasons unknown, this building’s concrete was designed a little thinly. It reminds me of a Chicago, IL building constructed during WWI when concrete and steel were strictly rationed and many buildings went up with insufficient superstructures. I do not have a build date for this one yet.
The bottom of the elevator in the new foundry.
From the roof of the Clemens House, looking toward downtown St. Louis.
When ‘men’ meant ‘worker’.
The floor in this building (now demolished) was very rotten. This picture was taken through a window from very firm ground.
The grain-centric buildings had automatic fire doors.
These houses was built by hard rock miners in the early 1900s.
Ducking the steam lines overhead between the mixers and compressors, a water tower says “good morning,” right past the slack power lines. This is the sleepy uptown of the war city.
A Merrill Piano from Boston, in the Recreation Room of the Front Dorm.