These houses were built for the use of the lighthouse keepers in 1913 (left) and 1916 (right). The second house was added when the entry added a fourth light and required a second rotation. Today, there are no unbroken windows in either building.
A number of skyways carried the production line across roads and railroad tracks in and around the plant. An identical skyway to this one was cut off sometime in the past decade (judging by the rust), probably for its steel.
The rails that used to go to the back of the complex are long gone, but the ties are still in the back of the parking lot.
Between lines of Number Sixes right after sun rose behind them. This photo shows how extremely lush the grounds are that make getting around in some places impossible.
I’m not sure, actually, whether this was an outhouse (right), but it seems likely. In any case, it was connected by a covered staircase to the Bunk House (left). The soil here was not all tailings, so there is a bit of thick grass–almost the only in sight!
The remains of the site radar beside the command building.
A shot of Longmont from the highway. Fuji 35mm.
The screen and mineral stained window cross-processed the sky.
For some time, Purina ran a feed service out of the elevator. Inside and outside were signs of its past presence.