The aerial tram at the Mayflower Mill gives a sense of what the Gold Prince Mill in Animas Forks once looked like. Trams connected the mill to the mines around it without the need to negotiate trees, rivers, and rough terrain.
In a strange loft next to the brewhouse are these twin kettles, which seem much older than the main kettles in the brewhouse.
The mill is one of the tallest buildings in the city. It’s too bad that the cupola with its big skylights and flagpole were removed.
The hoist room, before it was used for storage.
The steel sea leg is so heavy it requires a huge counterweight that travels the height of the elevator.
When it became “Hyde Park Hospital”, this portico was added onto the front.
A back-lit tree with the silhouette of a roof spire in the background.
An unintentional skylight makes the inside of the office glow, showing the inside of the front door and its strange lock.
The Osborn Block (front) and the Twohy (rear) at sunset. In the distance, you can almost make out Globe Elevators. One of my favorite photos of 2013.
One of the principal businesses in McConnell was a farm implement and lumber store. This is too new to have been bought there, but I like that it’s still on the edge of town. It’s more comfortable than the emptiness beyond, that used to be a little prairie town.