One of my favorite images from my stay… Note the snowed-over road in the distance! This is looking toward Animas Forks.
The hiking around Central City is beautiful and full of history. Just get a proper topo map!
The individual ovens are skinny to allow even and fast heating of the whole interior. Numbers are cut into signs because no paint could withstand the heat or corrosive emissions from the coking process.
A yellow house above the mineshaft.
The oldest part of this mill had a wooden roof that rotted away long ago. Slowly, rust is dulling the edge on every cog left behind.
This building had no identity issues. My chief regret was not spending more time documenting the ghost signs around the complex.
The elevator is stuck between floors.
A great lakes freighter slowly passes SK Wheat Pool 4 with ‘The Sleeping Giant’ in the background. Arista 100.
A huge steel tank, one of several left over, left over from either the Ashland Oil or Allied Chemical periods.