Standing between pockets 1 and 2. You brought hearing protection, right?
I made this picture to give the reader a sense of the slope between the mine buildings and the base of the concentrator. The whole area was really steep, and sometimes required scrambling to get up and down the Picayune Gulch for short distances.
A multi-family home with an attic bedroom. The staircase was unstable, to say the least.
The top of the docks are so rotten in places that you can see the lake through the boards. In the foreground you can see the controls for the chutes, which work on a clutch.
This building was responsible for storing and drying the barrels. Compare right.
Above the offices is this little section of factory that still has strips of wood flooring. This may be where the upholstery was cut.
That floor isn’t dirt–it’s old rotting grain that’s formed into a sort of moldy mud.
The women of the hospital made clothes for the other patients.
Fire buckets did not have flat bottoms so they could never be used for other buckety tasks, and were thus always handy in an actual fire.