Hard Rock Hopper Looking into the mouth of the hopper which mine carts dumped into at the top of the Concentrator. Related Similar Images ...based on the tags: blur, grates, rocks, wooden... A sizable crane on the corner of the engine house still swings out. Frontenac’s shaft house is well preserved, compared to all other around it. Leica/Summilux 35/Ektar 100 Castle, Montana is a ghost town. Almost no signs remain that it was a mining town. Bricks from the demolished buildings. Old conveyor belts are draped over the sides of the ore chutes to cut down on the noise and wear of the dumping trains. A rusting disconnect gangway. The smokestack is for a boiler, if I recall. Four A.M. was the best time to be on the main assembly line. This was about shortly after most of the machinery was removed. Someone had helped themselves to one of the safety posters before my visit. One of thousands in the complex. Part of a series of photographs where I capture the number “13” in industrial settings.