While the building looks uniform on the outside, inside it’s clearly divided between a hoist room and shaft room (seen here).
Behind the small stage is a hallway signed by practically every act that walked through its doors. There’s also a pair of palms. Since all the heat in the building collects in this area, it did seem more tropical.
Looking at the last wall of the hotel from the banks of the river.
Before the gold could be extracted, the rock was turned to powder. Depending on the size of the steel balls inside the mill, the rock would be reduced to a certain size. So, multiple mills were usually used in stages.
Near the old slag dump there are the remains of the pouring buckets that received the molten steel from the US Steel blast furnaces, filled to the brim with pig iron. They must be incredibly heavy!
The moon highlights the contrails over the engine house in the middle of the night. Foreground light painted.
Below Grand Army Mine is Gold Collar. A ‘collar’ is the braced section around the portal of a mine shaft.
When I saw this section, I knew the dock was abandoned.
A tunnel between the outside gate and the courtyard shared by the barracks.