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Location DB > United States > Missouri > St. Louis > Carondelet Coke Plant
 Name
Carondelet Coke Plant
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 Database Info
created by memory_machine on 2/1/2006 10:14 PM
last modified by vgabnd on 7/19/2010 9:36 PM
 Viewability
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This location has been labeled as Demolished, and therefore can be viewed by anyone.
 Overview
 Description

 Basic Information
Type: Building
Status: Demolished
Accessibility: Easy
Recommendation: worth the trip
 Physical Information
Address

St. Louis, Missouri
United States
Owner: Land Reutilization Authority (St. Louis)
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  •  Hazards
  • rust
  • unsafe flooring
  • water
  • air quality
  •  Interesting Features
    This site offers unlimited access to the entire plant. The fences are always open, and the site is used by locals for everything from paintball to dumping to fishing. The rooftop catwalks are accessible, and there is an amazing crane structure extending over the river on the property.

    *EDIT* Entire site is now a mountain of bricks. Only the stack is still standing.
     Security Measures
  • fences
  •  Historical Dates
    Built: 1914
    Closed: 1987
     Required Equipment
  • long pants / sleeves
  •  Recommended Equipment

     History
    This massive location was previously used to super heat coal into gaseous form until its abandonment in 1987.
     Media Coverage
    http://stlcin.miss...jectID=152&isInd=1

     Future Plans
    The city of St. Louis is currently taking proposals for future development of the site.
     Stories
    My second visit to Carondelet Coke
    Wed, Feb 1st, 2006
    posted by memory_machine


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     Photo Galleries
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    Carondelet Coke
    Wed, Feb 1st, 2006
    posted by memory_machine
    25 pictures
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    Mr.K's crap
    Sun, Apr 8th, 2007
    posted by Mr. Kalashnikov
    17 pictures


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     Web Links
    http://www.eco-absence.org/stl/car/
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     Validation
    This location's validation is current. It was last validated by Opheliaism on 7/20/2010 9:20 PM.

     Latest Changes
  • on Jul 20 10 at 21:20, Opheliaism validated this location
  • on Jul 19 10 at 21:36, vgabnd changed the following: Status, Accessibility, Interesting Features
  • on Dec 13 08 at 7:47, Opheliaism validated this location
  • on Dec 10 08 at 20:58, SubLunar changed the following: Accessibility
  • on Apr 9 07 at 2:35, Emperor Wang validated this location
  • on Apr 8 07 at 1:18, Mr. Kalashnikov updated gallery picture IMG_0253.JPG
  • on Apr 8 07 at 1:18, Mr. Kalashnikov updated gallery picture IMG_0253.JPG
  • on Apr 8 07 at 1:18, Mr. Kalashnikov updated gallery picture IMG_0247.JPG
  • on Apr 8 07 at 1:18, Mr. Kalashnikov updated gallery picture IMG_0246.JPG
  • on Apr 8 07 at 1:18, Mr. Kalashnikov updated gallery picture IMG_0240.JPG
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