The wood block floor is beginning to sprout, but not much can live here.
Ask your dentist about brushing your teeth with asbestos!
Timbers overlap where mine cars plunged, a strange wooden fence traced the center of the beams.
The bricks are decaying at different rates at this corner, making it especially colorful.
Pozo Mine, the most menacing mine building I’ve ever seen. Black and white film, shot with the Fuji GX680, a beast of a camera.
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.
Every walking path was strewn with debris. It was hard to imagine that all that was inside once.
The hospital was surrounded by walking paths that crisscrossed the front green, as it was called. Part of Kirkbride’s plan was to have ample opportunities for exercise outdoors–fresh air, especially cold fresh air, was thought to have curative properties.
Looking through skylights of the payroll office toward the Cheratte No.1’s tower. This is where workers would wait in line to receive pay, surrounded by the mine workings.