What looks to be a skip for repairing the dock, in the concrete steeple.
After climbing the elevator shaft to the illusive second level, a new pallet of colors were revealed.
This building is now being used to grow fish.
Looking through the hole where a glass pane once was at the Columbus Mine ruins, just south of Animas Forks. It was quiet when I took the picture, but for the gurgle of the nearby Animas River.
The Gold Prince is dead, but its ruins show how over-engineered it once was. Although its foundations were concrete, seen here, the rest of the mill was steel. All of its steel and equipment was removed to fix the Sunnyside Mill in Eureka.
Some of the ruins are way off the beaten path… foundations of tank stands and pillars of buildings that never had walls or roofs.
The first time I saw Buffalo Central Terminal was from a westbound Empire Builder. In the foreground you can see the rows of platforms.
The city constructed a wall in the early 2000s to discourage visitors. Note the staircase is cut off, too.
Footprints of houses past; tailings of mines past.