Hoist House I included this image to illustrate the height of the headgrame and the distance between it and the hoist house. Of course, compared with the depth of the mine shaft, this distance is short. Related Similar Images ...based on the tags: dirt-roads, power, roofless, rooftops, rusty, shadows, towers, trees, vents... One of the old cooperage buildings is largely unchanged from when it was built. The raised section of the building houses a crane. “Paint the fence,” they said, but I don’t feel like it… who cares, anyway. Noontime light, long criticized for the boring shadows it grants photographers, comes into its own sometimes. The ‘working’ part of the furnaces are about a story above ground level, so the catwalks snake above the tree line. An unshielded heaframe and single pulley. The porcelain hoops guided the silk threads through the device. The gold mine is now a gravel pit. No ambiguity here… miners, check in at this office. Sidewalks to a boarded barracks, each making the other obsolete in the night.