The main shaft’s cable spooled with bird castings belies the fact that lives used to dangle from its steel-wound strength. Arrows on the circles would indicate the mine level the cars were currently at.
I wonder how polluted that water is.
A collapsing and unstable building.
The engine room.
One of my favorite images from my stay… Note the snowed-over road in the distance! This is looking toward Animas Forks.
Much of the plant depended on steam, not only for heat but for mechanical power.
This part of the roundhouse was being brought down by rain and gravity.
Strange graffiti in a side room. Someone was having fun…
The water tower no doubt made good scrap after it hit the ground.