Whiting Mine, Interior The inside of Whiting mine, as it looks today. Similar Images ...based on the tags: collapsing... A screen above the floor apparently shields workers from the disintegrating building. It’s unclear where this walkway once connected. Perhaps there used to be a building here that covered the entrance to the Santiago Tunnel… Ultimately, it was the bad roof that doomed these buildings. Will coming down “Darwin’s Ladder”. I wanted to see the third floor to get a better view, but the third floor had already been demolished. The old walls had cascaded down the staircases. This building is gone, now, as you can expect. The building collapsed except for the back room. The slats of the roof cast lines of light across the floor. This gives a sense of the scale and the water damage of the old side (brick, rather than concrete) of the roundhouse. A damaged roof channeled rain onto the adobe walls, cutting them in half. In the distance, a preserved house and the ruins of the Colmor School. An unintentional skylight makes the inside of the office glow, showing the inside of the front door and its strange lock.