I really liked the bulky pillars on this outer-ring cottage.
A creek has cut through the middle of the mine property, washing away the loose rock and eroding the foundations of the Concentrator. It’s pretty, though! It’s be belief, though I cannot prove it, that some of the water here originates from inside the now-buried Santiago Tunnel, which is no doubt flooded to a great extent.
A self portrait on a tire swing outside the Service Building.
Transfer Elevator, Built 1916
A rusting disconnect gangway. The smokestack is for a boiler, if I recall.
Cheratte lives on in the shadow of its abandoned coal mine, although most of the shops are abandoned and many of the city’s landmarks have fallen into disrepair. Like other Belgian mining towns, those who have stayed in the town have kept up their apartments, so much of the company-building duplexes and homes are in great condition.
The pipes above sprayed water onto the hot coke.
Water at the bottom of the silo was perfectly clear.
The ruins of the the Hubert Mine over the ruins of Nevadaville. Its ore was taken through the town to a mill below it.