Gold Miner’s Vista-(C)SUSBTREET.org One of my favorite images from my stay… Note the snowed-over road in the distance! This is looking toward Animas Forks. Related Similar Images ...based on the tags: clouds, collapsing, favorites, heights, mountains, shacks, sheet-metal, trees, wooden... Different doors for different vehicles, I would guess. White Pine Mine used tire-based vehicles, rather than track-based, making it pretty different than other mines I’ve been to. In the many-windowed metal building, the lumberyard buildings and the abandoned starch works buildings are separated by a thick wall of pallets. The parking lot is in better condition than most of the complex. The left building is the lab. Below Grand Army Mine is Gold Collar. A ‘collar’ is the braced section around the portal of a mine shaft. A damaged roof channeled rain onto the adobe walls, cutting them in half. In the distance, a preserved house and the ruins of the Colmor School. This peak is a little over 7,000 feet high and is a popular hiking spot. As a bulky Minnesotan who is better built for an arctic expedition, I stuck to the mesa. A 16-minute exposure from the roof of an abandoned building shows the aurora borealis and streaking stars. Don’t you love the shape of the house on the right? When it became “Hyde Park Hospital”, this portico was added onto the front.