The doorframes become more askew every year as the buildings slip downward into the gulch at different rates. This seems to be the part of the mine ruins where transients leave their marks. The graffiti dated back to the 1970s, at least.
Kodak Tri-X 400/Leica M7. The office (first floor), laboratory (second floor) and mill behind it. Everything was clean and pristine.
The huge snowfalls of 2011 brought new collapses across the buildings.
If there were no other options, operators could climb this ladder from the Communications Room to the surface, after opening two heavy steel hatches, of course.
One of the older buildings on the site, this is an old power house that provided electricity to the plant. I spent some time walking around it and believe it was fired with coal gas but had a diesel backup installed later.
Behind the grand staircase is this beautifully preserved hallway with medieval-style arches and vivid paint.
This is one of the more private rooms in the old section of the hospital. It likely only accommodated one patient.
Furnace #7, as seen from #6’s catwalks. Cue morning fog.