Rogers Mine is one of the most structurally sound mines in the Iron River area that isn’t part of a museum.
Inside this small iron clad mine is a couch and some clothes. It seems that for a short while, someone was living inside of it…
The historic entrance of the mill, alongside the (relatively) new Great Western offices.
Taken from atop a grain train at the end of Cargill B-2, looking toward Lake Superior “I”, now part of the sample complex. This area used to have another slip, but Cargill filled it on when it built the elevator on the right.
Near Howardsville, Colorado, the Animas River gets quite wide. This is near the Little Nation Mill, which is worth a stop if you’re traveling north from SIlverton. It’s also near the former Gold King Mine, which “blew” in 2015 and flooded the Animas River with toxic mine water.
Lost words over the auditorium entrance.
King Elevator sits in the corner of a more recently-defunct lumber mill: Great Western Timber. Perhaps in the future I will write the history of it. Arista 100 in 120.