Through a section of the tailings boom where mountain winds tore open the sheet metal around the conveyor, I poked my head out.
Part of the grain dust venting system, dislodged from its place above the dumping hatches under the grain cribs.
A closeup of the old fashioned wood-and-iron flour mill, a little while before they were all scrapped.
The ‘working’ part of the furnaces are about a story above ground level, so the catwalks snake above the tree line.
Patented in 1965 and produced by Specialized Mass Markets. User would insert token and use a rotary-phone-style dial to enter their token number. The machine would tally the numbers and indicate winners depending on the sum of said numbers. See USPTO US3455557.
A control panel that was mothballed, anticipating a time when the plant may be reactivated.
Modern ruins of the Gilman-Belden tram…
Sprays of water kept the muddy mixture flowing across the sluices, which filtered out gold particles from gravel and dirty.