After crushing, these machines would float lighter material to the surface of the water, where it would be skimmed and discarded. Gold and silver laden stone would sink to the bottom, where it was collected for the next stage of processing. Leica/Summilux 35/Ektar 100
A winding flue between the ovens for Furnace 6, capped with sketchy catwalks.
These ceramic bricks were likely from the fireproof tunnel that connected the elevators.
Latin; to grow. Root of the English word ‘surge’.
2010. A skyway connecting two Which tube carried the beer? I hope it’s the big one!
The powerhouse was notably older than the rest of the complex. I’m still not sure if it was build just for the cooperage, or whether it preceded it.
Looking across a skyway at the dust-collecting funnels, one of the few pieces of equipment that haven’t been completely decimated by time and the elements.
Past the underground repair shop is this cliffside adit.
This sawtooth roof collapsed months later under the weight of an early snow.