Because the shaft is nearly vertical, rocks riding inside shift a lot. To keep them from breaking down the door and raining into the shaft.
These aluminum powder kegs were forgotten in storage.
Note the rails in the floor that guided cars to the coating line, the side of which is lined with the windows in the center of the image.
A sharp turn in the coatings department twists the steel out of sight.
Near Howardsville, Colorado, the Animas River gets quite wide. This is near the Little Nation Mill, which is worth a stop if you’re traveling north from SIlverton. It’s also near the former Gold King Mine, which “blew” in 2015 and flooded the Animas River with toxic mine water.
After a short rainfall douses the mill in downtown Fergus Falls, the river next to the brick walls swells and the sounds of water overtakes the echos of the nearby bars. Reflections are on the foundation of the former distribution and rail building.
A pipe bracket seems to have rusted off of the ceiling.
A view of the Harris offices, complete with great block glass.
A US Army Corps of Engineers tug, tied at the end of the pier before the American Victory was parked here.