A view from the loft in the shipping/receiving building, where the crane operator would step into his cab.
Looking into the Argo Tunnel at its Idaho Springs portal. I was hoping to see tracks and a steel door, but found a busy crew of environmental workers installing a pipe between the bulkhead and new water plant.
David Aho, the owner of Mitchell Engine House, poses beside the boiler.
You can almost make out the concrete chute through the open window. Kodak Portra 160/Mamiya 6.
The gold mine is now a gravel pit.
The most pointless, beautiful and nuclear-bomb-proof catwalk I’ve been on to date. It goes between two high levels in its own bottom-lit concrete capsule in the center of the tallest, thickest building. Hang on, we’re riding this one out.
Gopher Ordnance Works, aka the U-Lands, is a landscape where roots and boughs break apart concrete and steel.
A social club/restaurant that was likely the place to be late at night.