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.
A back-lit tree with the silhouette of a roof spire in the background.
The dredge is divided into four levels. The top level has controls for the tailings boom and, when it was there, the bucket excavator.
One of the old cooperage buildings is largely unchanged from when it was built. The raised section of the building houses a crane.
The second floor was hit by arson years ago, but it still carries the telltale features of its original design, specifically the woodwork below the roof.
Looking down Pommenicher Straße from Gaststätte Rosarius, the monstrous machine about to devour the town bites at the ground.
The moon highlights the contrails over the engine house in the middle of the night. Foreground light painted.
Redlining is the practice of shutting certain races out of neighborhoods, and it is still a big problem today. Such behaviors were a big factor in creating the need for these projects.
This tree caught my eye. Note the bench swing near it. Portra 160.