An experimental shaft dug in the 1950s and its Hoist House.
The building behind Daisy was demolished, leaving these tanks and a pointless conveyorway. Now it’s bricked (see over door near right corner of mill) and the tanks are exposed to the elements. There are a few holes in the area that have a healthy drop, so you should avoid the area.
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 scale of the grain hoppers helps tell the story of how large Hamm’s was in its day.
This is the far interior of the hotel, where the darkness made the shag carpet seem to move whenever the trees outside swayed. That is to say, constantly.
Looking to the chapel addition from the Chateau.
A late look at the brewhouse, long after the stainless steel tanks were scrapped.
The exterior of the factory is unassuming
The hike to the village is steep. This is looking into the valley from the halfway point.