This is one of the biggest warps I’ve ever found in a wooden factory floor hasn’t broken yet. When you stand on it, it make a very loud popping sound as the boards shift. The poster on the pillar near the left side of the frame advertises recreational boating, presumably to the factory workers who left this floor in the early 1980s.
A big door into the fire pump room.
One of the many small treasures hiding in the mill…
Part of the hotel where employees slept and spare bed parts were stored.
The bits with handles are the filters with screens of different sizes. Larger grain particles would be stopped at the top for further reduction via the mills, while the powder at the bottom would be run through another bolter–one of the refinement stages in flour production.
Where the approach meets the dock.
Above the offices is this little section of factory that still has strips of wood flooring. This may be where the upholstery was cut.
On the ground floor of the main factory there seems to be only one chair left.
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.