A rusting disconnect gangway. The smokestack is for a boiler, if I recall.
Looking across the catwalk attache to the elevated control room, in charge of the train dumping part of the operation.
Sprouts of life in center of a smashed glass block.
The powerplant and its dedicated water tower supplied steam for heating and mechanical work.
The top floor’s old-fashioned hospital ways were too much to pass without a photo or two… with the paint falling off the walls it was as if the building was shedding its skin in an effort to become rejuvenated or useful.
These houses were built for the use of the lighthouse keepers in 1913 (left) and 1916 (right). The second house was added when the entry added a fourth light and required a second rotation. Today, there are no unbroken windows in either building.
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.
Frankie on the White Pine Mine vehicle access shaft. The mine was traditional inside… all room-and-pillar.
The old movie theatre sign was sitting right inside the sealed front doors.