Looking down a manlift on the ore dock side of the elevator. It’s a belt-less belt-o-vator!
Train-mounted snowplows pushed the snow through the fence and against the old offices.
In the background you can see the crane, which would in the weeks to follow bring all you see here to the ground.
Kate stands on top of the tailings pile that added some usable land to the side of the gulch. Somewhere nearby is the buried Santiago Tunnel.
Ringling, MT is spread thin across the grassy land.
A facade that tells the story of demolition and neglect. The sign on the garage door indicates that if one finds themselves there, that they enter the buildings at their own risk. If only property owners in the US took this philosophy!
Minnesota Power’s Taconite Harbor power station, as seen through the ship loading control room windows.
Near Howardsville, Colorado, the Animas River gets quite wide. This is near the Little Nation Mill, which is worth a stop if you’re traveling north from SIlverton. It’s also near the former Gold King Mine, which “blew” in 2015 and flooded the Animas River with toxic mine water.
Early bird gets the blast furnace. You gotta love that ore yard gantry crane.