In an era where smoking was ubiquitous and sexy, smoking stations had to be a part of the job, even at an explosives factory.
I wish I had the equipment then that I have now… I look back at these 10-year-old pictures and can’t ignore all the grain.
Arson seems to be a big problem on the former sanatorium property.
This gives a sense of the scale and the water damage of the old side (brick, rather than concrete) of the roundhouse.
Vents in the boards over the windows helps prevent mold and animals from getting too crazy inside.
The purpose of the concentrator was to separate the gold and silver-rich ore from the waste rock. You can tell from the design that the process relies heavily on gravity.
William Duncan built this house for his family in 1879. It has become one of the most popular structures in the ghost town of Animas Forks.
When the building switched souls from booze to bread, these contraptions were mounted across the brewhouse floors… they’re not for hops, either.
Lit by the glow of St. Paul’s West Seventh bars, highlighted by the cool blue of the sleepy section of South Side. This castle-like tower can be seen for miles around town; a Landmark at the brewery that brewed a brew by the that name.