These machines circulated water through the powder from the ball mills. Gold and silver is heavier than gravel, so it sinks while the junk rock floats.
The huge snowfalls of 2011 brought new collapses across the buildings.
To run new gutters through the building, some of the plaster walls of the Chateau had to be smashed through.
Spots of yellow gravel mark gold mines with nothing left on the surface. Is this one of the drainage pipes?
Because painted signs would not hold up in this spot–in between four ovens that were literally hot enough to melt steel inside. Solution: Cut the pipe labels into the sheet metal. Seems to have worked.
Looking into the Pool 8 Annex from the original Ogilvie’s elevator.
A few of the stalls in the older section of the roundhouse, the noon sky peeking in.
A sign on the corner of a laboratory remembers.
Looking toward the old power house, right below one of its arteries.