The right portal used to go straight into the basement of the hotel, judging from the ruins.
Between the ice chute and the back of the north section of the cellars, a little pillar shows where a room used to be. The ceiling’s disintegration has since filled the space, which seems to be the last point of expansion in the cave–this was last carved in the mid-1840s.
Taken from under the headframe.
The dredge is divided into four levels. The top level has controls for the tailings boom and, when it was there, the bucket excavator.
The people that stayed here carved bowls from the mesa itself to collect water.
In the mountainside are a number of air shafts, indicating where the tunnels traced under the rocky surface.
A rusting disconnect gangway. The smokestack is for a boiler, if I recall.