Where the drain changes shape from round concrete to arched brick.
Near the base of the mesa is a modern house, which seems to be a ranch of some sort. What a fantastic spot to live, but for the fact every rainstorm floods the arryos, muddy ditches at the bottom of gullies, making it impossible to travel.
This picture is perhaps the most appropriate in its visual depiction of how unstable the mill was. 1. Note the lack of stairs on the spiral staircase; they’re rusted and twisted apart, not simply cut off. 2. Notice the cracked concrete on the lower left corner; that was cracking as I was standing on it taking this photo, and don’t think there’s anything under that to begin to stop one’s fall. 3. You’re looking into an open elevator shaft; its safety cage is sliced away and wide open.
The four buildings seen here comprise almost all of the notable remaining structures.
It’s almost hard to tell whether the colors come from oil in the water or the colorful glass lit up by the Michigan sunset.
A tunnel between the outside gate and the courtyard shared by the barracks.
A staircase threads between the top floor and the sluices, which are in the middle of the dredge-mill.
A typical Chateau wall. Kodak Tri-X 400 in Leica M7.