This ruin was once the Toltec Mine, a producing gold and silver claim that operated into the 1940s.
For reasons unknown, this building’s concrete was designed a little thinly. It reminds me of a Chicago, IL building constructed during WWI when concrete and steel were strictly rationed and many buildings went up with insufficient superstructures. I do not have a build date for this one yet.
Cobble streets wrap around the inside of the fort.
The windows reflect the sky. The bricks hit the ground.
I loved to spend time in the Hamm’s caves in my teen years. It was cold, wet, but it felt familiar and had its share of surprises.
The aerial tram at the Mayflower Mill gives a sense of what the Gold Prince Mill in Animas Forks once looked like. Trams connected the mill to the mines around it without the need to negotiate trees, rivers, and rough terrain.
Chester Creek’s lower sections change, demarking decades of change for Superior Street.
Modern ruins of the Gilman-Belden tram…
The overgrown offices serve no one at this former Federal Elevator in Snowflake, MB.