No ambiguity here… miners, check in at this office.
William Duncan built this house for his family in 1879. It has become one of the most popular structures in the ghost town of Animas Forks.
A cracked sign at dock-level, where loading boats would be tied below the taconite conveyors. All across the surface of the concrete dock were taconite pellets, like slippery little marbles. One wrong step could put a worker in the water, which is a bad, bad place to be.
Some warnings on the older battery which was visibly older than its eastern counterpart. This set of batteries had no railing between the side of the ovens and a long drop onto railroad tracks… I like this picture because it shows the effects of the heat and corrosive gasses on the area around the ovens.
Looking into the Argo Tunnel at its Idaho Springs portal. I was hoping to see tracks and a steel door, but found a busy crew of environmental workers installing a pipe between the bulkhead and new water plant.
A stray cat at hunts mice along the elevator row at Inglis, MB. Film: Fuji FP100C.
A look at another “Belt-o-Vator”. I like the sign.
Looking out of the American diesel crane at the gantry crane that ran the length of the dock.