Looking at the last wall of the hotel from the banks of the river.
This building had the rusty remains of a few mattresses, likely used in the 1940s when this site was last occupied.
Gunnell Mine was large and probably included a small stamp mill.
An abandoned ranch on the east side of the tracks. This was not the Colmor Cutoff they were waiting for.
Someone’s abandoned to-do list.
On the extended engine bay…
It seems logical that, at one time, a rock crusher was installed at the base of the mine rails shown here at the top of the Concentrator. Rocks small enough to fit between the rails would automatically bypass the crusher and continue to the work floor via the hopper below.
For 20 years, this served as the public library. According to blogger, this has been moved to Springer.
This rockhouse was added below the shaft to load Gilpin Tram cars.