Ducking the steam lines overhead between the mixers and compressors, a water tower says “good morning,” right past the slack power lines. This is the sleepy uptown of the war city.
This might have been part of the Pioneer Pellet Plant. It looks to be a ball mill, which pulverizes ore by spinning it with thousands of ball bearings.
Looking out of Kurth Malt a the neighbors–the silos past Electric Steel are those of the Froedert Malt Company, now gone.
Taken around 11,600 feet.
A rooftop scene.
The hiking around Central City is beautiful and full of history. Just get a proper topo map!
The dredge is divided into four levels. The top level has controls for the tailings boom and, when it was there, the bucket excavator.
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.
Looking north from the east portal of the tunnel… a beautiful place. Wilderness. Mamiya 6/Portra 160