Thousands of tags in a supply closet. Each has lots its meaning.
I’m not sure, actually, whether this was an outhouse (right), but it seems likely. In any case, it was connected by a covered staircase to the Bunk House (left). The soil here was not all tailings, so there is a bit of thick grass–almost the only in sight!
This picture typifies the industrial ideal of the early 20th century. More metal than air. More efficiency than beauty. More profits than people.
On the second floor of the former carpentry shop, originally the delivery wagon shed.
A brewmaster’s desk leans beside a long-disused stainless steel kettle. The staircase above goes to another level of kettles, which are visibly older.
The floor IS the machine…
Park Insurance Agency is no longer in business, nor would you be able to dial that phone number.
The Columbus Mine overlooks its mill, which was one of the last to operate in the region, thanks to the demand for industrial metals during World War II.
For 20 years, this served as the public library. According to blogger, this has been moved to Springer.