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.
Snow flies across the frame as the sunken cribbing freezes bellow the concrete.
An experimental shaft dug in the 1950s and its Hoist House.
Platforms and abandoned outbuildings, as seen in 2005.
This is one of my favorite images of the year because of the color, light and textures. Someone told me once that the medium of photographers is not film or digital sensors, but rather shadows. This photo is evidence of that.
Fancy spikes to help keep suicidal patients from climbing the fence and leaping down the stairs.
An old handcart sits next to a rotting elevator.
On my first visit to the roundhouse, the control booth was extant.
The Big Dipper brought its friends into view, and the best seat is 80-feet up.