Beautiful doors separated the boiler room and the sugar mill. Can you imagine the gracefully curving steps in a power plant today?
The end of the dock disappears in the fog.
It’s a small world… look at it.
This picture shows the challenges of moving around underground in the base.
An abandoned gatehouse bearing the name of the former factory.
Gopher Ordnance Works, aka the U-Lands, is a landscape where roots and boughs break apart concrete and steel.
Through a section of the tailings boom where mountain winds tore open the sheet metal around the conveyor, I poked my head out.
The only way to get to the second floor–since demolition crews punched-out the staircases and ladders leading upwards–was to climb this elevator shaft. In the lower-left corner is a blower for the foundry furnaces.