The back of the castle is barely visible through the trees that have grown thick around the walls, making it look so much older.
Panorama from where the skyway connected the cleaning house and elevator. ADM Meal Storage is to the right, ADM-4 is to the extreme right, and Kurth is on the left.
2013. A perfect summer day meets a beautiful old roundhouse on the edge of town.
One of my favorite images from my stay… Note the snowed-over road in the distance! This is looking toward Animas Forks.
Identical warehouses seem a little newer than the rest of the plant. I suspect these were added in the mid-1950s for the Korean War, during which about 200 buildings were added to the complex.
This was taken before the top of the docks really started to rot-out; now this stretch past the crane is distinctly unsafe to cross. Still, you can’t beat the view of Dock #2 winding into the distance, where the approach is chopped-off before the yard used to extend.
The bridge here moved workers between the dock, the approach tracks, and refueling buildings.
On the National Mine property are two shafts, both serving the same workings. This one seems to have gotten some upgrades in the 1960s, judging from the condition of the metal.
Even with a hundred people parked in front of the lakeside relic, it was invisible.