The top of Dock 4 was too dangerous to explore, but this panorama gives you an idea of the view (and how rotten the wood was).
The “Inner-Urban Jawbreaker,” a one-of-a-kind, salty-but-sweet remnant of a bygone heavy-industrial period in this area’s history. A time when the walls were whole and the floors were clean, in other words, a time when people made things other than photographs inside the never ending corridors and factory floors.
This rockhouse was added below the shaft to load Gilpin Tram cars.
Looking out across the elevator row from Portland Huron’s roof. Don’t you love the color of the sky?
This building was 99 years old when it was demolished for the coal mine.
A row of security lights line the roof of the power station.
A sizable crane on the corner of the engine house still swings out.
This gives you a sense for what it looks like to stand on the roof of the main production building at sunset.
The rust garden’s brick centerpiece contrasts the muted winter Kentucky palette.