New Hoist House Crane One leg of the headframe meets the hoist house. Two cranes are rusted in place. Related Similar Images ...based on the tags: black&white, clouds, cranes, graffiti, shadows... The powerplant and its dedicated water tower supplied steam for heating and mechanical work. The top floor of the condemned Russell Miller mill “B”, which would have housed sets of powerful electric motors to power the plant’s dust collectors and grain purifiers. The gold mine is now a gravel pit. This rockhouse was added below the shaft to load Gilpin Tram cars. An alarm panel in the powerpplant, now demolished. The mine was built with stone, wood, and steel. It’s in good condition. Giant chunks of cooled slag form an island near Mud Lake. Someone had helped themselves to one of the safety posters before my visit. A wide view of the poor house. Look at the smokestack and elevator shaft, which show the former roofline.