One leg of the headframe meets the hoist house. Two cranes are rusted in place.
This is a 1956 furnace. It was used to forge wheels, casings, and parts for the axel shop.
I follow this advice every day. You should too.
One of the generators, weeks before it was taken apart to be shipped to another power plant somewhere else.
The Brown Hotel still stands, but has recently gone out of business again. One of the nice things about historic buildings in New Mexico, though, is things tend to stay around a lot longer than if they were subjected to lots of rain and snow. It will probably be reopened eventually.
Rows of offices under the power plant, which was in the middle of being demolished during my adventure. Despite the snow, this was meant as an interior.
The bits with handles are the filters with screens of different sizes. Larger grain particles would be stopped at the top for further reduction via the mills, while the powder at the bottom would be run through another bolter–one of the refinement stages in flour production.
Look at the floor–do you see the hole? That goes down a lonnnnnng ways.
The doorframes become more askew every year as the buildings slip downward into the gulch at different rates. This seems to be the part of the mine ruins where transients leave their marks. The graffiti dated back to the 1970s, at least.