Frontenac’s shaft house is well preserved, compared to all other around it. Leica/Summilux 35/Ektar 100
Castle, Montana is a ghost town. Almost no signs remain that it was a mining town.
Someone’s abandoned to-do list.
On the ground floor of the main factory there seems to be only one chair left.
A blue chair in a blue room
In the soft wood of the machine, an employee left their mark.
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.
The flour mill’s interior is really just a system of steel and rubber tubes that crush flour over and over in the gap. This mill was never run off of water power directly, but it used to generate power using the river.
Upper Prize Street in Nevadaville earned the nickname ‘dogtown’ when a pack of dogs took over the abandoned houses.