The man behind the curtain watches, but doesn’t say anything. Probably the smartest one in the room.
Looking across at the Cargill elevator.
North of the assembly complex is a storage network of earthen and concrete bunkers.
The city constructed a wall in the early 2000s to discourage visitors. Note the staircase is cut off, too.
Gold, which has a relatively high mass, would drop through the slats of the sluice boxes as the water flowed over them. Around the dredge were a half dozen radiator pipes to keep the water flowing through the machines.
Indianapolis’ beautiful downtown is in the distance, past the gas storage tank.
The flour mill (rear) and its elevators. The taller elevator was moved here in 1955, when the Harrisons bought it from Federal, who declared it surplus. The smaller elevator replaced an earlier smaller warehouse in 1926. Taken shortly after dawn. This one picture made the drive worth it, for me. Medium Format.
These concrete blocks were formed to be solid mounts for machinery. All the metal was scrapped in the late 1990s, leaving these modern ruins. Seagulls love them.
An experimental shaft dug in the 1950s and its Hoist House.