The great stenciled number on this chute caught my eye.
Miners at the turn of the century had better taste in typography than the average person does today.
This bridge over Eagle River is beautiful.
The mine was built with stone, wood, and steel. It’s in good condition.
An engine on display outside the Montana Territorial Prison in Deer Lodge, MT. This was a typical electric locomotive used by The Milwaukee Road.
A 8-foot-tall volume indicator that could be read from across the beet boiler floor–convenient when the controls are 20 feet away.
The boiler doors are beautiful, and feature the name of the smelter and mine company. If you like these, check my article on the Mitchell Yards of Hibbing, MN.
One of the occupied buildings in Nevadaville.
Looking across the spired rooftop of the Kirkbride building. In the foreground is a fire chute that contains a metal spiral slide designed to evacuate patients in case of a fire. Note the ironwork on the chimney.