This was taken before the top of the docks really started to rot-out; now this stretch past the crane is distinctly unsafe to cross. Still, you can’t beat the view of Dock #2 winding into the distance, where the approach is chopped-off before the yard used to extend.
Looking into the mouth of the hopper which mine carts dumped into at the top of the Concentrator.
This is one of the biggest warps I’ve ever found in a wooden factory floor hasn’t broken yet. When you stand on it, it make a very loud popping sound as the boards shift. The poster on the pillar near the left side of the frame advertises recreational boating, presumably to the factory workers who left this floor in the early 1980s.
Dominion was acquired by UGG, which designated the elevator ‘M’. Their offices still have safety signage.
Allouez had already suffered one major fire. It didn’t need another–especially under Dock 1’s wooden approach.
Castle, Montana is a ghost town. Almost no signs remain that it was a mining town.
Here, the concentrated gold (and silver, and zinc, I would guess) would be loaded into trucks bound for the smelter.
This was a living space for the keepers during storms, when it was too dangerous to return to the houses on the point.
This rockhouse was added below the shaft to load Gilpin Tram cars.