I made this picture to give the reader a sense of the slope between the mine buildings and the base of the concentrator. The whole area was really steep, and sometimes required scrambling to get up and down the Picayune Gulch for short distances.
It’s a small world… look at it.
The first step of the filtering process is being spun through this tube.
The east side of the boiler shop sported a platform with a control booth and heavy machine mounts. Note the door that replaces the lower section of stairs for explorers.
An abandoned ranch on the east side of the tracks. This was not the Colmor Cutoff they were waiting for.
The Eureka Mill, historically known as Sunnyside Mill, is now the gateway to Animas Forks.
Even with a hundred people parked in front of the lakeside relic, it was invisible.
King Elevator sits in the corner of a more recently-defunct lumber mill: Great Western Timber. Perhaps in the future I will write the history of it. Arista 100 in 120.
Where the trees are sprouting–below the skyways and criss-crossing pipes–are two sets of railroad tracks that turned through this narrow alleyway through the middle of the production line to drop off raw materials and pick up finished product.