The office building was fancy compared to the utilitarian factory behind it. My favorite part was the logo crown.
A natural stone floor in Brewery Creek’s upper path has been worn smooth.
The Brown Hotel still stands, but has recently gone out of business again. One of the nice things about historic buildings in New Mexico, though, is things tend to stay around a lot longer than if they were subjected to lots of rain and snow. It will probably be reopened eventually.
One of two control towers that reached over the lake. The control panel here was used to move the conveyors over the ship’s hold doors, adjust flow of the taconite, and so on.
Ladders crawl the back of the signs. Graffiti writers’ right of passage.
These dump cars moved copper ore to the top of the furnaces… it’s about two stories above ground level.
Looking up at the most conspicuous graffiti in the city on ADM #4.
Below the historic National Guard Armory.
There’s concrete under that dirt… under that water… somewhere.