This building was an office and lounge for engineers. It is also demolished.
Kate stands on top of the tailings pile that added some usable land to the side of the gulch. Somewhere nearby is the buried Santiago Tunnel.
Labeling line elevator.
I liked the color of her hair against the rusty rock house and blue winter sky.
The second most important building at Prize Mine.
The most patriotic wallpaper I’ve seen.
The flour mill (rear) and its elevators. The taller elevator was moved here in 1955, when the Harrisons bought it from Federal, who declared it surplus. The smaller elevator replaced an earlier smaller warehouse in 1926. Taken shortly after dawn. This one picture made the drive worth it, for me. Medium Format.
These rails used to connect to those inside the Santiago Tunnel. Now they dangle above tailings.
This peak is a little over 7,000 feet high and is a popular hiking spot. As a bulky Minnesotan who is better built for an arctic expedition, I stuck to the mesa.