These corner pilings served as bumpers… a little assurance against wind, ice, and new captains.
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.
These machines are at least 100 years old.
Mammoth Mine overlooks Central City from atop Mammoth Hill. In the distance you can make out Coeur d’Alene Mine (red), which operated from 1885 through 1940.
Rims where bulbs were, light were motors were, stairs were people were.
The Comm Room’s portals once supported many more conduits.
The aerial tram at the Mayflower Mill gives a sense of what the Gold Prince Mill in Animas Forks once looked like. Trams connected the mill to the mines around it without the need to negotiate trees, rivers, and rough terrain.
Sprays of water kept the muddy mixture flowing across the sluices, which filtered out gold particles from gravel and dirty.