The second floor was hit by arson years ago, but it still carries the telltale features of its original design, specifically the woodwork below the roof.
Shadows of the rusty trestle and cold control towers on the Barker. Workers are preparing to swing over the sides of the boat to help secure her to the Minnesota Power dock.
The Brown Hotel still stands, but has recently gone out of business again. One of the nice things about historic buildings in New Mexico, though, is things tend to stay around a lot longer than if they were subjected to lots of rain and snow. It will probably be reopened eventually.
A firedoor dating to the original car barn is roped off, anticipating demolition.
A big sign marks where the elevated walkway is severed where Dock 2 used to meet Dock 3, now gone.
A rooftop scene.
The old way to get to the elevator from the mill.
The holes were for men to poke reluctant ore with long poles, with the hope that a lucky jab would let the load slide down into the boat below. Now they’re just traps.
This volume gauge could be read from 30 feet away, which is useful when the control panels and valves are that far away.