Friday, March 03, 2017

Old Building #9554

Yep, I do like old, decaying buildings...  Abandoned chunks of days gone by...  testaments to the impermanence of man.  blah, blah, blah.

This is a fascinating building in O'Fallon, IL, not far from work.  There's a little bike trail stub headed east from St. Ellen Mine Park, which runs about 1/2 mile and dead-ends at Hartman Road.  This old building is about 50 yds before the road, but the building isn't easily visible to folk driving by...

As seen in Google-maps:

The top shot is actually the west facing wall, which I presume is the back (since it faces away from the nearest road.  Below is more of an overview, showing the "front" and north side:

I spent some time a while back trying to find something out about this building (just some internet searching).  But no luck.  I wish there was some way (shy of trespassing) to see (and photograph) the inside...

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