Gold, which has a relatively high mass, would drop through the slats of the sluice boxes as the water flowed over them. Around the dredge were a half dozen radiator pipes to keep the water flowing through the machines.
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.
Lost words over the auditorium entrance.
Giant paint mixers.
Beautiful belt wheels above the grain cribs. Getting to the spot where this was taken is now impossible, and I don’t know whether these remain or not anymore.
Chester Creek’s lower sections change, demarking decades of change for Superior Street.
When a big motor rusted free of its ceiling mount, it smashed onto this workbench.
These monorails were on a side line to build smaller parts of the Ranger before being attached to the truck itself. Note in the upper right that there’s another conveyor above this section.
A buck-fifty shot for a postcard stand. Taken from the Stone Arch Bridge.
To run new gutters through the building, some of the plaster walls of the Chateau had to be smashed through.