Above my head while taking this picture was the seal of the Department of the Interior.
Snow weight collapsed this section of McKee… the newest section. The brick buildings always outlive cheap metal ones.
Partier graffiti dates to when the caves were last open to the public; probably in the 1990s. This tunnel used to horseshoe between the brewery’s ice chute (left) and basement door (right, backfilled). Note the utility tunnel in the upper-right corner as well as the lighting brackets on the ceiling.
The hiking around Central City is beautiful and full of history. Just get a proper topo map!
Kat’s pretty cool.
Do you like Hunter’s tattoo?
There’s no way an explorer, much less a choir, could stand here now. Since this picture was taken the roof has collapsed onto the loft.
Above Treasure Mountain Mine is the capped shaft of the defunct San Juan Queen Mine. This is taken near that location, looking down the road that connects the mines to Animas Forks.