Prize Mine Powder Vault A safe distance from Prize Mine is its dynamite storage vault, designed to explode up–not out–should the worst happen. Similar Images ...based on the tags: explosives, mountains, trees, vaults... Redlining is the practice of shutting certain races out of neighborhoods, and it is still a big problem today. Such behaviors were a big factor in creating the need for these projects. The moon highlights the contrails over the engine house in the middle of the night. Foreground light painted. One of my favorite night views of Fort Snelling’s so-called Upper Post, taken between snowstorms. Grand Army, as seen from a Gilman Tram grade. Typical New Mexico ranch fencing. The power lines follow the rails between Springer and Wagon Mound. Another perfect Indianan sunset alights like a bird on the tops of the vent houses and tree-packed smokestacks. This ruin was once the Toltec Mine, a producing gold and silver claim that operated into the 1940s. At night the city lights blast through the broken windows, casting crazy colors through the off-white interior of the mill. I included this image to illustrate the height of the headgrame and the distance between it and the hoist house. Of course, compared with the depth of the mine shaft, this distance is short.