Gunnell Mine Walls Gunnell Mine was large and probably included a small stamp mill. Similar Images ...based on the tags: ruins, stonework... The outside of Whiting Mine, as it looks today. The valley is full of rocky peaks that stand out from the winding creeks, which only truly run after storms. It is a very beautiful place. Shortly after the former delivery wagon shed was arsoned in 2005. A turning point in the story of Hamms’ abandonment. A shallow creek traces Illinois Gulch toward the Chain O’ Mines mill. Ball mills are laid out in the sun. A light-painted portrait of one of the few remaining carts that moved everything from fresh eggs to soiled laundry through the tunnels. Looking between the asbestos house and mineral (lime) house. At this junction where Brewery Creek gets a breath of fresh air stands a kid holding a paintbrush: a Banksy (famous graffiti artist) ripoff. Frontenac’s shaft house is well preserved, compared to all other around it. Leica/Summilux 35/Ektar 100 The mine was built with stone, wood, and steel. It’s in good condition.