Below Grand Army Mine is Gold Collar. A ‘collar’ is the braced section around the portal of a mine shaft.
A self portrait on a tire swing outside the Service Building.
A bedroom, from the basement. The Dog Days are Over.
An experimental shaft dug in the 1950s and its Hoist House.
The lower portal of the Selby Tunnel, as it looks today. The area is a popular spot for homeless to camp–can you spot the tent?
As the Barker steamed past the dock and island, the sunset casts the shadow of the Taconite Harbor receiving trestle on the boat. Through the fog, you can see some of the islands that were joined into a breakwater.
Through a section of the tailings boom where mountain winds tore open the sheet metal around the conveyor, I poked my head out.
It’s a small world… look at it.
The hiking around Central City is beautiful and full of history. Just get a proper topo map!