The King Elevator is connected by a manlift and this spiral staircase. The manlift was down–can you believe it? Note the cool turns in the vertical railings. Arista 100 on 120.
An Old Crow warehouse, formerly federally controlled, near Old Taylor Distillery.
Soft rain on Vulcan’s ashy pyre… Both of these peaks are dead volcanos, too hard to be totally washed away by storms. As a result, they seem to rise dramatically from the flat valley.
In the distance, the San Haven Sanatorium water tower.
Standing between pockets 1 and 2. You brought hearing protection, right?
The gulls wait to eat the next load of spilled grain. Arista 100.
Trees between duplexes overshadow the buildings they were planted to shield; revenge for the boards on the windows.
The moon highlights the contrails over the engine house in the middle of the night. Foreground light painted.
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.