In the middle of Electric Steel, dust collector vents cross-cross out of sight.
A long tunnel stretches toward the Mississippi. Was this the route Model Ts took on their way to waiting barges?
A few from atop the steam gauges along the western wall. The turbines were scrapped quickly after the plant closed, it seemed.
On my first visit to the roundhouse, the control booth was extant.
Now, to add a human scale.
Prize Mine has been the victim of erosion. Its north wall is pushed in by rockfall and its south side is far from ground level.
Sarah in Miller Creek Drain.
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.