When it was convenient, the sugar company would pull equipment, even pipes, from one mill for another.
We people are so small.
Above Treasure Mountain Mine is the capped shaft of the defunct San Juan Queen Mine. This is taken near that location, looking down the road that connects the mines to Animas Forks.
The first floor of the Industrial Loft building.
On the second floor of the kettle building where corn mash was boiled, holes where tanks once sat were everywhere.
A machine to cast copper billets.
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.
Wyoming has Montana’s ‘big sky’ reputation truly challenged.