Wrong Side of the Fence Two roads; the left one you can walk down, but you have to answer questions when people ask. The right one–you don’t want to be found on that one. Similar Images ...based on the tags: fences, sidewalks, sunsets, trees... Through a section of the tailings boom where mountain winds tore open the sheet metal around the conveyor, I poked my head out. Early bird catches the shadow of Battle Mountain blaring across the ghost town. Iron becoming dirt becoming birches. The top of Dock 4 was too dangerous to explore, but this panorama gives you an idea of the view (and how rotten the wood was). Everyone loves water towers. The iconic outline of a prairie sentinel. Quintessential rural industrial architecture. This sea leg was installed to unload grain boats. It’s pretty much a big bucket elevator that can be moved and lowered into waiting boats. A shallow creek traces Illinois Gulch toward the Chain O’ Mines mill. Ball mills are laid out in the sun. An experimental shaft dug in the 1950s and its Hoist House.