Some local kids were having a fire extinguisher fight when I walked into the lab one day.
A high-ceilinged room where kegs would be delivered for cleaning, before they were refilled with fresh booze.
Blue plastic siding filters the summer sun, giving the otherwise reddish-brown interior a splash of color.
A closeup of a flour chute.
Through a section of the tailings boom where mountain winds tore open the sheet metal around the conveyor, I poked my head out.
Levers and indicators to control and track the path of mine cars moving up and down the mine shaft. Note the mine depth indicators would trace paper… this is because the steel cables stretch out over time, so the line length changes with the years.
There’s concrete under that dirt… under that water… somewhere.
This wheel scoops the washings from the sluice room and places it on the tailings conveyor.
Kate in the crow’s next… very shaky by the time she got to it.