This sea leg was installed to unload grain boats. It’s pretty much a big bucket elevator that can be moved and lowered into waiting boats.
The old No Trespassing sign, with the Peavey logo still on it.
Inside the west portal is a big liquid propane hand warmer, for workers to take the cold off their gloves as they handled the switches and doors of Cramer Tunnel. Mamiya GA645 / Kodak Pro 400
The Algosteel crew strikes a pose while heading through Superior Entry toward Allouez
The four buildings seen here comprise almost all of the notable remaining structures.
I’ve been in a lot of different mines. Some on tours, some not. If you pass through Howardsville, Colorado without going on the Old Hundred Mine Tour, you’re missing out. This is what Santiago Tunnel looked like in the 1940s when it was near the end of its life.
Interlocking bricks at the mouth of the stoker-less boiler.
Looking across the whole milling operation from its dedicated powerhouse stretching across Eagle River.
Panorama from where the skyway connected the cleaning house and elevator. ADM Meal Storage is to the right, ADM-4 is to the extreme right, and Kurth is on the left.