Many outdoor areas of the plant have become unofficial city dumps. The skeleton doesn’t care.
Indianapolis’ beautiful downtown is in the distance, past the gas storage tank.
Miller Creek, in one of the wider sections that features a trout (as in the fish) canal in the middle of the drain. Even though it is underground, the fish are able to visit their breeding ponds upstream by swimming through the specially designed tunnel.
A sign facing the city on an exterior wall–a sort of motivational poster.
In front of the mine building the ground has opened up, showing a one-subterranean hallway. Locals seem to be using the dangerous hole as a trash dump.
Two of the remaining four towers in the projects. Throughout our time there we saw and heard squatters inside and chose not to go in. What do you call a smart choice made in the midst of a dumb choice? There should be a word for that.
These ruins of buildings recovered acid from the explosives line to be recycled.
Above Treasure Mountain Mine is the capped shaft of the defunct San Juan Queen Mine. This is taken near that location, looking down the road that connects the mines to Animas Forks.
In the far back of the cellars there are some old bottles. This arch shows an old entrance to the cellars, now collapsed.