The doorframes become more askew every year as the buildings slip downward into the gulch at different rates. This seems to be the part of the mine ruins where transients leave their marks. The graffiti dated back to the 1970s, at least.
The office building was fancy compared to the utilitarian factory behind it. My favorite part was the logo crown.
For some time, tugboats were stored next to the elevator.
Fire doors separate the buildings.
The main buildings were mostly interconnected and in good condition. The dry air helps to preserve the wooden structures.
Taken from the most forward part of the windlass room to show how the front of the ship opens up from the front wedge. Note the giant anchor chains and foam strapped to the frontmost beam.
These machines are at least 100 years old.
The most pointless, beautiful and nuclear-bomb-proof catwalk I’ve been on to date. It goes between two high levels in its own bottom-lit concrete capsule in the center of the tallest, thickest building. Hang on, we’re riding this one out.
In the quality assurance labs there is a old safe.