Near Howardsville, Colorado, the Animas River gets quite wide. This is near the Little Nation Mill, which is worth a stop if you’re traveling north from SIlverton. It’s also near the former Gold King Mine, which “blew” in 2015 and flooded the Animas River with toxic mine water.
Knowing that a tornado just passed nearby is less distressing when you’re surrounded by nuclear-attack-hardened buildings.
Do you like Hunter’s tattoo?
Looking out at the abandoned neighborhood around the house.
The only door into a large windowless concrete room, probably a storage bin. Kodak Portra 160/Mamiya 6.
These rails used to connect to those inside the Santiago Tunnel. Now they dangle above tailings.
Somewhere there was a hoe left on the ground. Given that we had read articles about photographers being mugged around the abandoned projects, we felt it wouldn’t hurt to carry this around. I am glad we did; it made a great musical drumstick against the warped Wheeler Rec Center floor.