Sprays of water kept the muddy mixture flowing across the sluices, which filtered out gold particles from gravel and dirty.
This was a living space for the keepers during storms, when it was too dangerous to return to the houses on the point.
Identical warehouses seem a little newer than the rest of the plant. I suspect these were added in the mid-1950s for the Korean War, during which about 200 buildings were added to the complex.
It’s never a good sign when the windows are boarded from the inside.
A tower above Minneapolis that few people see.
This building would store and maintain warheads. It was right next to the launch pad, but the two were separated by a high mound.
A tram that once linked the Sunnyside Mine to the mill in Eureka has been reduced to a single cable. Nearby, an open adit drips water into a tributary of the Animas River.
The top of the grain handler of Ogilvie’s. The flagpole serves as a lightning rod. In fact, I would not be surprised if that was its primary purpose.
A broken signal light that would indicate to incoming engineers and brakemen the status of the dock deck. The streetlight-style lighting is a retrofit; originally the top of the dock would be lit by strings of lights suspended by towers on each side of the deck… a poor system according to the workers at Allouez who had the same lights.