An experimental shaft dug in the 1950s and its Hoist House.
One thing I like to do at Gopher is imagine the shape of the planned buildings based on the partial structures.
A creek has cut through the middle of the mine property, washing away the loose rock and eroding the foundations of the Concentrator. It’s pretty, though! It’s be belief, though I cannot prove it, that some of the water here originates from inside the now-buried Santiago Tunnel, which is no doubt flooded to a great extent.
A filter to separate the sliced beets from boiling water.
S&X seen in the background through the fog.
The bridge here moved workers between the dock, the approach tracks, and refueling buildings.
Mushroom pillars hold up the dreams of so many, the profits of so few.
This strip of lights over where the closed body assembly line would curve around indicated the status of the line in terms of yellow, white, and red lights.
Generations of Two Harbors teens smoked their first weed in this abandoned building, in my estimation. Comment if I’m right!