Near Howardsville, Colorado, the Animas River gets quite wide. This is near the Little Nation Mill, which is worth a stop if you’re traveling north from SIlverton. It’s also near the former Gold King Mine, which “blew” in 2015 and flooded the Animas River with toxic mine water.
What appears to be a building once associated with King Elevator is now a defunct scuba company. To the right of the frame you can see how the concrete on the elevator is beginning to show its rebar.
Blending the explosive ingredients was dangerous. It is no wonder that the blending house had so many emergency slides.
The most patriotic wallpaper I’ve seen.
The company headquarters. Abandoned last time I drove past it, though it is the classiest building in downtown South Bend.
On first impression it might look like a funky mailbox, but trust me on this one; it’s a flour bolter chute. In flour milling, “bolting” means sifting the flour through successively smaller screens.
A sizable crane on the corner of the engine house still swings out.
Looking across the mountain tramway from an abandoned house in Gilman.