One of the cupola air intakes, rattled loose by the demolition downstairs, hangs stranded on the second floor. You can see that the floor I’m standing on in this picture used to extend all the way to the right wall. The blue paint on the wall made the climb absolutely worth it.
In the back of the warehouse is the old incinerator, probably used to destroy kegs that could not be reused.
An abandoned ranch on the east side of the tracks. This was not the Colmor Cutoff they were waiting for.
This bedroom built for a tuberculosis patient has been converted into a safe room.
The former express concourse, as seen in 2005.
The steam-powered hoist that pulled ore and dropped men from the mine. Note the hydraulic-operated brake on top with its massive brake pad. Now scrapped.
Hunter and the Hoist House.
A sign of where man met machine.
The piano must have been a nice distraction; there is very little to do in Roberts.