Castle, Montana is a ghost town. Almost no signs remain that it was a mining town.
A color study of the rotting donated clothes in the former GB&S Machine Shop.
This electric Wellman crane was added to extract coal from ships for the power plant that Erie built beside their dock. Now, with the advent of self-unloading boats, it’s been replaced by a funnel and conveyor belt.
“Paint the fence,” they said, but I don’t feel like it… who cares, anyway.
Camera: Pentax 67.
Looking out from a hallway on the third floor where a ceiling and roof should be. I could not stand in the room, as the floor had collapsed into the basement, but I could put my camera out at arm’s length and fire a few pictures upward, which is how I came away with this image!
The Gold Prince is dead, but its ruins show how over-engineered it once was. Although its foundations were concrete, seen here, the rest of the mill was steel. All of its steel and equipment was removed to fix the Sunnyside Mill in Eureka.
Looking toward Sleeping Giant from the workhouse.
A divot to let more light and air into the building.