Cutoff Ranch An abandoned ranch on the east side of the tracks. This was not the Colmor Cutoff they were waiting for. Similar Images ...based on the tags: clouds, collapsing, favorites, fences, flat, grass, railroad-ties, rocks, ruins, tracks, trains, windmills... Looking at the headframe for Shaft 3 from the tower for Shaft 1. Below is the roof of the Dry House. It was hard to remind myself that these building have been abandoned longer than I’ve been alive. When block glass shatters, it looks like ice. My favorite picture from the mills. These charts remind me of star charts or orbiting planets. Taken just after the sun set over Duluth. Don’t you love that green glow? One of my favorite images from my stay… Note the snowed-over road in the distance! This is looking toward Animas Forks. Since this picture was taken, the roof has totally collapsed in this area. Here, the concentrated gold (and silver, and zinc, I would guess) would be loaded into trucks bound for the smelter. These concrete blocks were formed to be solid mounts for machinery. All the metal was scrapped in the late 1990s, leaving these modern ruins. Seagulls love them. The main street of the ghost town is also the maintenance road for the BNSF line that bisects Colmor.