A sharp turn in the coatings department twists the steel out of sight.
From an unsteady perch atop the blast furnace, the morning light began to leach into the complex below.
The Gold Prince is dead, but its ruins show how over-engineered it once was. Although its foundations were concrete, seen here, the rest of the mill was steel. All of its steel and equipment was removed to fix the Sunnyside Mill in Eureka.
The entry point for the painting shed on the top floor. Cars would have a few feet in between them before they entered. Separate sheds would prime and add color.
An unshielded heaframe and single pulley.
Before each warhead was crated, it was inspected.
The turned rail was to prevent runaway cars from going over the end of the dock and into the lake.
The hiking around Central City is beautiful and full of history. Just get a proper topo map!
Hanging over the crane cab, looking over at the trane-sized doors below. The steel beam tracing the left wall is the support for the gantry crane this photo was taken from.