Looking at The Windy City from the top of the coal tower. The pond you see is the former ACME Coke coal yard.
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.
Shelves in in the coloring department, where hundreds of different mixer lids are splashed with hardened glass dyes. Color thanks to a yellow-tinted skylight.
The railing were jealous of both the bricks and bits, and chose instead to dissolve like this.
And I forget just why I taste / Oh yeah, I guess it makes me smile / I found it hard, it’s hard to find / Oh well, whatever, never mind (Nirvana, “Smells Like Teen Spirit”)
The skyway in the bottom of the picture is now gone.
Near the guard post protecting the launch pad at the Duluth BOMARC is an orange windsock.
This seemed to be the newest building on the property.
The Engine House’s boiler, which would have been fired all day all day, virtually from the day the shop opened until the day it closed.