The hiking around Central City is beautiful and full of history. Just get a proper topo map!
At the extreme eastern end of the plant is a bank of modern concrete silos. Kodak Portra 160/Mamiya 6.
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 Beeghley was launched in 1958… you can see it unloading limestone here with its retrofitted self-unloader. Update: This ship has been renamed the ‘James L. Oberstar’ after the Minnesota Senator. [Read more on Boardnerd.com here: http://www.boatnerd.com/pictures/fleet/oberstar.htm]
Raab strolling where the coal and ore would be dumped by trains that traveled along the top of the concrete pilings.
One side of the street is demolished. The other is not.
Pillars among trees… those who inherit the earth will be so confused.
A staircase leads behind three of the dock chutes, seemingly to nowhere. The lower on the left held one end of a string of lights above the dock.
The first floor hallway between conference rooms and the diesel lab at the center of the facility