C’mon and grab your friends… we’ll go to very—rusty lands…
Steel mine hoists, near the place they worked, wait for scrap prices to justify their final removal from Osceola, Michigan.
The windows reflect the sky. The bricks hit the ground.
The trees were so overgrown, it was difficult to see the hotel at all from the road.
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.
My first picture at Nopeming, sometime around 2004. The same year that the county stopped mowing the lawn.
Castle, Montana is a ghost town. Almost no signs remain that it was a mining town.
The the left, the nitrating line in War City. To the right, War City’s sole suburb, Charlestown, IN.
Near Howardsville, Colorado, the Animas River gets quite wide. This is near the Little Nation Mill, which is worth a stop if you’re traveling north from SIlverton. It’s also near the former Gold King Mine, which “blew” in 2015 and flooded the Animas River with toxic mine water.