Water Fountain A guard to keep sawdust from the water fountain. Related Similar Images ...based on the tags: brown, fences, water-fountains... Modern ruins of the Gilman-Belden tram… A hydraulic ‘bridge’ couple lower onto the tracks to bring mine cars into the shaft house, presumably for repair. I haven’t found this system anywhere else, but it makes a lot of sense. The whole smelter ran on gravity… elevating the various raw materials and working with them until at the bottom of the furnace, copper poured out. Ammunition had to be tested on site before shipment. That was done here. These heavy concrete bunkers deflected rounds harmlessly into the earth. While the building looks uniform on the outside, inside it’s clearly divided between a hoist room and shaft room (seen here). An abandoned ranch on the east side of the tracks. This was not the Colmor Cutoff they were waiting for. A shot of Longmont from the highway. Fuji 35mm. One thing that struck me as a midwesterner in the South was the vines. They seem to be able to completely cover a building when left alone for a few decades. It’s pretty unusual to find a fireplace like this in the midst of a factory.