The aerial tram at the Mayflower Mill gives a sense of what the Gold Prince Mill in Animas Forks once looked like. Trams connected the mill to the mines around it without the need to negotiate trees, rivers, and rough terrain.
Compressors and turbines over the Eagle River.
Lights over the emergency slides. A veritable overgrown city in the background.
An automatically closing door, in case of fire or flood in the engine compartment.
Looking through the washer that is the first stop for the dredgings.
A pipe bracket seems to have rusted off of the ceiling.
The first step of the filtering process is being spun through this tube.
End of the paint line. After reading Father Action’s excellent-as-always writeup about his adventures here, I was pretty cautious around big spinning alarms. (See http://www.actionsquad.org/fordII1.html)