If it wasn’t for the humming and crackling of the wires, I could believe I had arrived to a post apocalyptic landscape.
After crushing, these machines would float lighter material to the surface of the water, where it would be skimmed and discarded. Gold and silver laden stone would sink to the bottom, where it was collected for the next stage of processing. Leica/Summilux 35/Ektar 100
The parking lot is in better condition than most of the complex. The left building is the lab.
Some of the earlier buildings were dressed up with brick facades.
…a better view of the huge tailings boom stretching outside of the tailings pond.
A wide view of the poor house. Look at the smokestack and elevator shaft, which show the former roofline.
This bridge over Eagle River is beautiful.
Taken as I drove out of Silverton, CO. One of my favorite landscapes of 2015. Want a print? Email me!
Part of the grain dust venting system, dislodged from its place above the dumping hatches under the grain cribs.