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.
Part of an ongoing series on found American flags in shuttered factories.
A sizable crane on the corner of the engine house still swings out.
2015. Water damage hastens the decay of the annex and its stage. Every time I visit this room, the chairs are in different places. Kodak Portra 400 in a Voigtlander Bessa.
A screen above the floor apparently shields workers from the disintegrating building.
Water damage dissolved the ceiling into sludge. Pillars remain, as do the plastic light covers, now on the floor.
This volume gauge could be read from 30 feet away, which is useful when the control panels and valves are that far away.