This is one of the more private rooms in the old section of the hospital. It likely only accommodated one patient.
Coming to an inspirational poster near you… what should it read? ADVENTURE AWAITS? Don’t hang posters. Go outside.
Let’s play a game called “FIND THE PIGEON”! There is one bird in this photo of dust collectors atop the King Elevator train shed.
Empty equipment racks behind a missile launcher.
Taken as I drove out of Silverton, CO. One of my favorite landscapes of 2015. Want a print? Email me!
The grand staircase with little balconies leaning over it. All the stone stairs are broken and graffiti marks every wall.
One of the pair of motors that powered this mine shaft. In the 1950s, this shaft was designated a rescue shaft, and was only maintained for emergencies. One reason that Cheratte built Shaft 3 nearby was because these motors and infrastructure did not have the capacity that the giant mine below called for.
The bottom of the elevator in the new foundry.
Boards on the window are like rings on a tree, if you know how to read abandonments.