The main street of the ghost town is also the maintenance road for the BNSF line that bisects Colmor.
One thing I like to do at Gopher is imagine the shape of the planned buildings based on the partial structures.
The barracks are being reclaimed by nature.
In a strange loft next to the brewhouse are these twin kettles, which seem much older than the main kettles in the brewhouse.
The walkway to the end of the dock is elevated, so one walks above the trees and bushes growing in the rotting taconite pellets that have collected over the years.
Every walking path was strewn with debris. It was hard to imagine that all that was inside once.
The powered lime hopper had a lot of levels.
The hiking around Central City is beautiful and full of history. Just get a proper topo map!
On the left are rows of dayrooms; on the right is one of two long hallways which connect the two halves of the hospital. The large, center section of the hallway would fit chairs for patients to look out on the gardens. They called it a conservatory. This hallway would be as close as some patients would get to nature.