Wind took the spring melt on the trees growing in taconite pellets and made it airborne. Loading chutes in the background.
From my archives–the NorShor as an innocent gentleman’s club, called ‘the NorShor Experience’.
A little cloud passes over the Five-Stack powerplant ruins, like a puff of smoke.
The porch of the Gustavson House with the southern San Juan range in the background. Bring your own rocking chair…
Imagine with yellow window guards are eyebrows and the open windows are the eyes. This headframe seems a bit curious.
This ruin was once the Toltec Mine, a producing gold and silver claim that operated into the 1940s.
The Blacksmith Shop (right) was connected to the Bunk House (left) via this narrow walkway. This is likely due to the fire risk in each building. The left building had a cooking stove and furnace for heat and the right building had a small industrial furnace to repair mining equipment. A little walkway would mean that a fire on one side would be easier to fight from the other.
This tree caught my eye. Note the bench swing near it. Portra 160.
A super-shallow depth of field shot on the Leica Summilux.