Outside the locker room without the sandwiches and beer… plenty of glass shards, though, if you feel like it.
In the nurses’ dormitories, beds, couches and chairs still sit. It’s unclear whether these are remnants of the homeless shelter in the 80s or the actual nurses.
The factory’s first aid room and laboratory. Sure makes me wonder how safe the lab was!
The wrought iron staircase for what was the Consumer’s Brewery Brew House, as indicated by very fine cast landings with the company logo. The staircase is in bad condition; someone had run a forklift or something similar into the bottom in addition to copious vandalism and water damage. Holes in the floor, like in the upper-right corner indicate where stainless steel kettles used to be before they were scrapped.
These buildings were largely used as concentrators for the crushed rock, although I did spy some small mills inside these too.
From the bottom of the skyway I looked back, my eyes tracing the vines from the marsh up the smokestacks to the perfect Midwestern sky.
The roof was in bad shape, but too beautiful to avoid. This is the spot were I used to study medieval Latin.
The workshop sat below the main working floor and had serious power going to it.
Mammoth Mine overlooks Central City from atop Mammoth Hill. In the distance you can make out Coeur d’Alene Mine (red), which operated from 1885 through 1940.