The coal extractor swings back and forth, ripping coal from the ground and throwing it on a conveyor belt to be burned a few miles away.
A shallow creek traces Illinois Gulch toward the Chain O’ Mines mill. Ball mills are laid out in the sun.
Looking out upon Mill City through the lens of FLOUR, highlighted in pink and low clouds. This sign has recently been converted into LED lighting.
2006. A section of the third floor that has changed a lot over the years. Compare to 2015 shot.
On the outside of the steel silos and headhouse is a riveted bulge that does not look like the silos. Inside is this elevator, a rudimentary (read: dangerous) and old (read: dangerous) freight elevator.
A cloud moves across the attic in front of the window. How? A photographer’s secret.
Glowing observation windows–and someone forgot to lock a patient’s door…
Don’t you love the shape of the house on the right?
The meticulously tiled dry house shower floor–cracked by frost.