A dead work truck rusts near an outbuilding. Everything is marked with a code. Modernity.
It seems like this pipe was made to return dust to the collector in the main workhouse from the annex.
Below the historic National Guard Armory.
The hiking around Central City is beautiful and full of history. Just get a proper topo map!
The stairs that connect the breakwater and light station (Leica M6/Kodak Ektar).
For some time, tugboats were stored next to the elevator.
Through a section of the tailings boom where mountain winds tore open the sheet metal around the conveyor, I poked my head out.
Tunnels interconnected all of the complex, carrying power, steam, laundry and food throughout the hospital. This is a typical causeway that would have been very busy when the hospital was operating. In some places, signs still point to defunct areas of the hospital.
Approaching the power station and its giant stack. The stack replaced four shorter stacks in the 1960s, helping with pollution in the downtown corridor.