These houses were built for the use of the lighthouse keepers in 1913 (left) and 1916 (right). The second house was added when the entry added a fourth light and required a second rotation. Today, there are no unbroken windows in either building.
Gold, which has a relatively high mass, would drop through the slats of the sluice boxes as the water flowed over them. Around the dredge were a half dozen radiator pipes to keep the water flowing through the machines.
The back of the neon sign before it was converted to LED lighting. The image is mirrored so it can be read.
Looking toward the old power house, right below one of its arteries.
The white mark allowed for a manual RPM check on this big steel flywheel on the ground floor. Note how dark the bottom level of the mills is—that’s because all of the equipment is blocking out the light.
When the bank burned, it was demolished except for the vault, which sits behind the depot.
A gymnasium, if I recall. The last building before the road dead-ends.
Approaching the tunnel I heard about for so long…
The approach to the dock is rigidly geometric. I always thought its outline was beautiful against the lake that, by contrast, was always moving.