Standing on the fence barricade that used to keep squatters out of the tunnel, the size of the space is impressive. What you see here is the current length of the tunnel; I set up a flashlight at the end to illuminate the concrete wall that is the lower portal.
The hiking around Central City is beautiful and full of history. Just get a proper topo map!
The porch of the Gustavson House with the southern San Juan range in the background. Bring your own rocking chair…
Rogers Mine is one of the most structurally sound mines in the Iron River area that isn’t part of a museum.
Sidewalks to a boarded barracks, each making the other obsolete in the night.
Looking at the headframe for Shaft 3 from the tower for Shaft 1. Below is the roof of the Dry House. It was hard to remind myself that these building have been abandoned longer than I’ve been alive.
One of my favorite night views of Fort Snelling’s so-called Upper Post, taken between snowstorms.