Hiking into the ghost town with enough gear to live there for a few days, if we wanted.
“It must have been beautiful once.” “Yeah, especially in the winter.”
Delmar #4 is like two elevators in one, in capacity and design.
I’m not sure, actually, whether this was an outhouse (right), but it seems likely. In any case, it was connected by a covered staircase to the Bunk House (left). The soil here was not all tailings, so there is a bit of thick grass–almost the only in sight!
Spots of yellow gravel mark gold mines with nothing left on the surface. Is this one of the drainage pipes?
Above Treasure Mountain Mine is the capped shaft of the defunct San Juan Queen Mine. This is taken near that location, looking down the road that connects the mines to Animas Forks.
The wood block floor is beginning to sprout, but not much can live here.
Steel mine hoists, near the place they worked, wait for scrap prices to justify their final removal from Osceola, Michigan.