Looking up the hill from the rooftop of the Temple Opera Block. The downtown casino (left) looks far closer to its original use as a Sears Roebuck department store than it does today. Behind it is the blighted Carter Hotel, one of many abandoned buildings near the former Orpheum.
Prize Mine has been the victim of erosion. Its north wall is pushed in by rockfall and its south side is far from ground level.
My friends know that redheads are my greatest weakness.
This section of the production floor was constantly dripping. Someone had laid down giant plastic sheeting to attempt to protect the lower floors, but it hasn’t worked.
Exploring the plant while live Reggae plays nearby was bizarre.
Part of the Pillsbury tunnel that brought water back to the Mississippi River.
A natural reaction with this kind of view.
A look at another “Belt-o-Vator”. I like the sign.
Before the clouds broke, I snapped this profile of the dumping control room and its spiral staircase. These are the colors that I dream in.