A side view of the floatation level. I found it interesting that there were little ladders and staircases in the mill to help workers get around–this place was not as shoddy as other mills I’ve seen.
Fermenters and mixing tanks fill this brewing room. The lighting is all natural, and is partially owed to a crumbling wall letting the sunset blast the interior in almost perfect profile.
This elevator came crashing down, perhaps from the topmost floor. I wonder what it sounded like.
The Western Elevator’s old moniker looks over Fort William (the neighborhood). Snow falls over Mount McKay in the background. This elevator is still active… the only active elevator in Fort William proper.
Exploring Dock 4 was a very different experience, since it was almost all metal.
A Kiva is an underground, or partly underground, chamber for ceremonies.
The stairs of this elevator had their landings removed long ago to keep vandals grounded.
The side of King that faces the lake is stained yellow-green.
This rockhouse was added below the shaft to load Gilpin Tram cars.