Puffer by Bibio The roof was in bad shape, but too beautiful to avoid. This is the spot were I used to study medieval Latin. Similar Images ...based on the tags: clouds, collapsing, rusty, skylights, smokestacks, towers, trees, vents... Not a wisp of smoke can be seen today. Worm in the path of raw ore where it would be dumped from rock cars into the silo below. Much of the milling equipment predated the mill itself, so I would not be surprised if this particular machine really dates to 1860. A look at the Longmont Sugar Mill in May 2014. Looking at the rear of the mill, through dead vines and barbed wire. It’s never a good sign when the windows are boarded from the inside. The spiral staircase ends in the basement, where two oil tanks (for the lantern) and a freshwater tank (for the Keeper) were stored. The basement consists of two long arched vaults like this. The great entrance to the Service Building shows the detail once present in the old hospital. From atop a concrete slap that seals the old path of Mine Shaft #3, I loop up into the hoisting room.