It would be a shame if this building is not preserved. Word is (as of 2015) that construction may start on this section soon.
This tree caught my eye. Note the bench swing near it. Portra 160.
A creek has cut through the middle of the mine property, washing away the loose rock and eroding the foundations of the Concentrator. It’s pretty, though! It’s be belief, though I cannot prove it, that some of the water here originates from inside the now-buried Santiago Tunnel, which is no doubt flooded to a great extent.
Through a section of the tailings boom where mountain winds tore open the sheet metal around the conveyor, I poked my head out.
Early bird catches the shadow of Battle Mountain blaring across the ghost town.
It is unclear whether this area was for coal dumping or ore dumping, though the huge dents in the steel plating suggests the latter.
Enger Tower is an 75 foot stone structure built in 1939. It overlooks the elevators of Rice’s Point that are, for the most part, far older than it.
The gold mine is now a gravel pit.
A cottage for masons infected with TB to live together.