The Gold Prince is dead, but its ruins show how over-engineered it once was. Although its foundations were concrete, seen here, the rest of the mill was steel. All of its steel and equipment was removed to fix the Sunnyside Mill in Eureka.
Sidewalks to a boarded barracks, each making the other obsolete in the night.
One thing that struck me as a midwesterner in the South was the vines. They seem to be able to completely cover a building when left alone for a few decades.
The ruins of the the Hubert Mine over the ruins of Nevadaville. Its ore was taken through the town to a mill below it.
The wood block floor is beginning to sprout, but not much can live here.
The the left, the nitrating line in War City. To the right, War City’s sole suburb, Charlestown, IN.
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.
Old conveyor belts are draped over the sides of the ore chutes to cut down on the noise and wear of the dumping trains.