Two of the remaining four towers in the projects. Throughout our time there we saw and heard squatters inside and chose not to go in. What do you call a smart choice made in the midst of a dumb choice? There should be a word for that.
I really like the way this high-ceilinged room is decaying. Well, decayed. It’s demolished now.
Old boathouses near the dock.
A look at the Longmont Sugar Mill in May 2014.
The purpose of the concentrator was to separate the gold and silver-rich ore from the waste rock. You can tell from the design that the process relies heavily on gravity.
The taller of the two smokestacks on site. Note the crack around its crown.
The wood-braced structures descending the hill connected the La Crosse Tunnel to the mill in Central City. To see a picture of an aerial tram in action, see at my Treasure Mountain article.
Looking toward a void–formerly a hallway to the mineshaft–now a hole in the ground.
This sawtooth roof collapsed months later under the weight of an early snow.