This “pit” would allow workers to crawl below locomotives to service them.
After crushing, these machines would float lighter material to the surface of the water, where it would be skimmed and discarded. Gold and silver laden stone would sink to the bottom, where it was collected for the next stage of processing. Leica/Summilux 35/Ektar 100
A long exposure of the city glow illuminating the roof, highlighting the victorian and gothic influences on the brew house.
Blast Furnace 7 as seen from the ore yard. Imagine running up those stairs through blast furnace smoke.
Frontier Gas is a former (?) gas station chain. Chain O’ mines reused a scrapped sign to mark their mill. Under the paint you can barely make out: GLORY HOLE GOLD MILL.
An engine on display outside the Montana Territorial Prison in Deer Lodge, MT. This was a typical electric locomotive used by The Milwaukee Road.