Looking past the hoist room (left) toward Shaft No. 1, behind the concrete head frame built in the late 1940s. This shaft could haul equipment from ground level (below) to shop level, where the picture was taken.
A back-lit tree with the silhouette of a roof spire in the background.
Frankie on the White Pine Mine vehicle access shaft. The mine was traditional inside… all room-and-pillar.
All of the bucket conveyors crashed on this work floor when their casings were scrapped. Note all of the valves to open the grain flow.
The stone chapel sits beside the main house and received a particularly heavy dose of gothic architectural touches.
Note the large belt pulley in the center of the frame. Follow the axel it’s on and you’ll see several belts still attached to the drive, which was originally steam-driven.
Here, the concentrated gold (and silver, and zinc, I would guess) would be loaded into trucks bound for the smelter.
Originally, this part of the dock was reserved for the weather station.
A photo from the early 2000s before the conveyors were scrapped.