Cracked gauges have a certain quality that hearkens to movies, I think. One can imagine the gauges going off the scales before dramatically cracking, throwing glass right at the camera. This damage, however, is unfortunate vandalism.
The power plant of the Old Crow distillery was mostly original. I didn’t have a tripod, so I had to balance my camera on the equipment there.
The conveyorway that carried the sintering material to the mixing floor at the top of the plant.
I believe these hooks were meant for hanging filters to dry.
A better view of the belt system that drives all the machinery in the plant.
Harsh rail yard lighting throws shadows of broken windows against the line of boilers.
Standing atop the dust collector, the factory breaks down into diverging patterns, processes.
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.
The superstructure for the sea-leg skyways serves no purpose now… the offices are bricked up, too. Why?