The Sunnyside Mill, excepting the stained rebar, seems like part of the mountain.
Did you leave in a hurry?
The hoist signal dangling beside the modern mine shaft would ring a bell next to the giant electric motors that would send the men and machinery into the underground.
Castle, Montana is a ghost town. Almost no signs remain that it was a mining town.
Looking out of the biggest cave into the shell of the burned brewery, almost 125 years after it was destroyed by fire.
Fake Fact: The term ‘stovetop hat’ was coined by Island Station’s architect while trying to explain why he wanted to put the steel chimney on the station. ‘Live Here’ was part of the advertising when the building was host to artist lofts. They weren’t kidding.
The wood-braced structures descending the hill connected the La Crosse Tunnel to the mill in Central City. To see a picture of an aerial tram in action, see at my Treasure Mountain article.
The iconic outline of a prairie sentinel. Quintessential rural industrial architecture.
I wish I knew the story of this popcorn-themed boxcar.