The aerial tram at the Mayflower Mill gives a sense of what the Gold Prince Mill in Animas Forks once looked like. Trams connected the mill to the mines around it without the need to negotiate trees, rivers, and rough terrain.
We people are so small.
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.
A long exposure under the trestle-like approach to the dock, under which trains still pass regularly.
The porch of the Gustavson House with the southern San Juan range in the background. Bring your own rocking chair…
2005. This is very likely the oldest image I have on the website; I took this in the early 2000s with my first camera when I was new to the hobby. I still like it quite a lot.
Glowing observation windows–and someone forgot to lock a patient’s door…
Broken skyways in the sand casting house, where everything was utterly fire-resistant.
The chapel (left) and surgical suite (straight on) move in an out of view as fog rolls up from the St. Louis River valley.