The hiking around Central City is beautiful and full of history. Just get a proper topo map!
Detail view of one of the fermenting tanks, still set-up for the distillery tours that no doubt took place when there last were such things. Nevertheless, the capacity of this tank multiplied across these all over the distillery floor really shows the power this company once had.
The private bathroom for the staff in this building was simple. As blue paint peels away from the yellow undercoat, islands emerge and grow.
Some warnings on the older battery which was visibly older than its eastern counterpart. This set of batteries had no railing between the side of the ovens and a long drop onto railroad tracks… I like this picture because it shows the effects of the heat and corrosive gasses on the area around the ovens.
A panoramic view of the sintering plant’s gas plant (?). Everyone who visits must get a picture of these rusty smokestacks!
The perimeter fence still holds strong, 50 years after it was put up.
A winding flue between the ovens for Furnace 6, capped with sketchy catwalks.
Sprouts of life in center of a smashed glass block.
After a little rain, the roof took on the color of the bright pink letters.