Looking out of the demolished skyway. Note the big hole in the floor. The lens is too wide to keep my foot out of it… I’m hanging in the superstructure that I climbed to make this photo.
Checking out the neighbors. Shot on a the legendary Pentax 67.
Frankie on the White Pine Mine vehicle access shaft. The mine was traditional inside… all room-and-pillar.
Where workers’ pay would be doled out and collected.
Platforms and abandoned outbuildings, as seen in 2005.
The exterior of the factory is unassuming
From atop a concrete slap that seals the old path of Mine Shaft #3, I loop up into the hoisting room.
The final ball mill in the Chain O’ Mines concentrator. Behind it was a bucket of steel balls.
The Tilston School,built in the late 1960s. In front of it is a memorial and model to the first schoolhouse. This building, however, has been turned into a kind of town dump. The classrooms are filled with mattresses and discarded tires and trash.