A side view of the floatation level. I found it interesting that there were little ladders and staircases in the mill to help workers get around–this place was not as shoddy as other mills I’ve seen.
The first step of the filtering process is being spun through this tube.
This is what I believe to be the Masonic Cottage, where infected Freemasons would be treated together and enjoy some simple luxuries because of their social connections. Freemasonry is still popular in North Dakota.
The train loading tower (left), and elevators. Check out that giant flagpole/lightning rod.
Although most of the buildings were open and empty, a few carried signs.
Looking into the half-demolished, half-dismantled conveyor for the sea leg.
An alarm panel in the powerpplant, now demolished.
A staircase threads between the top floor and the sluices, which are in the middle of the dredge-mill.
The valley is full of rocky peaks that stand out from the winding creeks, which only truly run after storms. It is a very beautiful place.