One of a pair of poles to hold the electric lines for the streetcars entering and exiting the tunnel.
The Wheeler Rec Center was very nice and included gymnasiums and a pool.
Algae grows where water flows/From the sawtooth roof/To the mines below/The sun climbs high/But is in no one’s eyes/A wall alone crumbles/It was no suprise
This building stood on stilts until it was demolished. The top floor handled radio traffic to boats and trains. The bottom floor had locker rooms, records, and a lunchroom.
This building was responsible for storing and drying the barrels. Compare right.
The former BESCO building in the last light of day.
From the bottom of the skyway I looked back, my eyes tracing the vines from the marsh up the smokestacks to the perfect Midwestern sky.
I’ve been in a lot of different mines. Some on tours, some not. If you pass through Howardsville, Colorado without going on the Old Hundred Mine Tour, you’re missing out. This is what Santiago Tunnel looked like in the 1940s when it was near the end of its life.
Hand-shooting 4×5 underground. Must be Kate Hunter.