Fallen Chimneys Iron becoming dirt becoming birches. Similar Images ...based on the tags: leaves, power-of-nature, rusty, trees... Sprays of water kept the muddy mixture flowing across the sluices, which filtered out gold particles from gravel and dirty. Beds line a basement room that is part way between the concepts of inside and outside. Boards and bricks were falling while I was photographing it—stay out. This part of the workhouse was sheathed in fiberglass, but now you can see its insides from a mile away. One of my favorite images from my stay… Note the snowed-over road in the distance! This is looking toward Animas Forks. A sizable crane on the corner of the engine house still swings out. Like a railgun pointed at the Rockies… the boom would direct tailings–junk rock–outside of the dredge pond. It will be a good harvest. The UP gets a lot of snow, making exploring its old mines a special challenge in the winter. The snow is more than 6 feet deep in this picture, and firm enough to walk on. The last of four radar domes on the base.