This view of BCT shows the portico where the main entrance is at the base of the office tower, and the clock.
The office was redder than the rest of the building.
The mill was powered, in part, by water flowing through turbines under it. After the flow worked the industrial heart of the flour mill, it was exit to the Mississippi here.
This ruin was once the Toltec Mine, a producing gold and silver claim that operated into the 1940s.
The Osborn Block (front) and the Twohy (rear) at sunset. In the distance, you can almost make out Globe Elevators. One of my favorite photos of 2013.
Off the beaten path is this old LTV sign. Now it points to a ghost town and dead dock.
The coal extractor swings back and forth, ripping coal from the ground and throwing it on a conveyor belt to be burned a few miles away.
The tangled telegraph lines between Mitchell and the engine house keep the old pole from topping in the wind.
Cheratte lives on in the shadow of its abandoned coal mine, although most of the shops are abandoned and many of the city’s landmarks have fallen into disrepair. Like other Belgian mining towns, those who have stayed in the town have kept up their apartments, so much of the company-building duplexes and homes are in great condition.