The top floors of all the buildings seemed to be the worst off. Arson and the elements have eroded Packard like water over salt.
A shallow creek traces Illinois Gulch toward the Chain O’ Mines mill. Ball mills are laid out in the sun.
The “Inner-Urban Jawbreaker,” a one-of-a-kind, salty-but-sweet remnant of a bygone heavy-industrial period in this area’s history. A time when the walls were whole and the floors were clean, in other words, a time when people made things other than photographs inside the never ending corridors and factory floors.
Taken around 11,600 feet.
Taken as I drove out of Silverton, CO. One of my favorite landscapes of 2015. Want a print? Email me!
It’s a small world… look at it.
Connecting the ground and the sky.
This is what the mine shops look like from the road between Gaastra, MI and Rogers Location (formerly Bates, MI). The community was renamed for the mine, probably under the heavy influence of M.A. Hanna.