The big door at the bottom of the concentrator was where a tram once connected to lower the (pre-) processed ore into the river valley, where the railroad was. It’s unclear whether this ever connected directly to Eureka’s Sunnyside mill, although it’s possible.
The whole smelter ran on gravity… elevating the various raw materials and working with them until at the bottom of the furnace, copper poured out.
I am sure even the workers had trouble remembering which pillar hid the phone. Note the “ON” written on the electrical socket, too.
At Treasure Mountain mine. This collapsed building was likely the 1937 Compressor House, which pushed compressed air and water into the Sanitago Tunnel in the time it was producing.
Indianapolis’ beautiful downtown is in the distance, past the gas storage tank.
This seemed to be the newest building on the property.
The top floor of the Dominion Elevator. Acros 100 on 120.
“Daisy”… probably for the mill, as it was unusual for women to work at Daisy.
A typical Chateau wall. Kodak Tri-X 400 in Leica M7.